Jerry Falwell Jr. Says He Has Resigned as Liberty University President

Move comes same day as report of a yearslong sexual relationship involving the Falwells and another man, weeks after social-media post

Jerry Falwell Jr., pictured in May 2019, said he was still due his full compensation as Liberty University president.

Photo: jonathan drake/Reuters

香蕉视频苹果下载Jerry Falwell Jr. resigned as president of Liberty University late Monday night, following a tumultuous day during which he tussled with the university’s board of trustees over his future at the school.

In a phone call to The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Falwell said he had just sent his resignation letter to the board of the Christian school in Virginia. Mr. Falwell was placed on an indefinite leave of absence two weeks ago, following criticism about a photo he posted on social media showing him with his pants unbuttoned, a cup of dark liquid in one hand and his other arm draped around a woman. The woman, who Mr. Falwell said was his wife’s assistant, also had her pants open.

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