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Liberty Announces Investigation Into Falwell’s Tenure

RICHMOND, Va. — Liberty University is opening an independent investigation into Jerry Falwell Jr.'s tenure as president, a wide-ranging inquiry that will include financial, real estate and legal matters, the evangelical school's board announced Monday. In a statement, the board said it had retained an outside firm to investigate “all...

Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns as Head of Liberty University

RICHMOND, Va. — Jerry Falwell Jr. resigned Monday from his leadership post at evangelical Liberty University amid allegations related to his wife’s sexual encounters with a much younger business partner, according to a school official. A formal announcement from the school was expected later Monday, according to the official, who...