From Governor to Professor: the new job for Bob McDonnell

Posted at 12:41 PM, Apr 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-29 12:41:55-04

(WTVR) -   Governor Bob McDonnell is now Professor McDonnell. McDonnell is joining the teaching staff at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

In a statement he said, "I am privileged to have the opportunity to teach the outstanding young people at Liberty who will be the future leaders for the state and nation. Liberty’s international reach, dynamic growth, and focus on excellence make it a force in higher education."

McDonnell will be a distinguished visiting professor in government. He served as Virginia's Attorney General from 2006 to 2009, and as Governor from 2010 to 2013.

Bob McDonnell and wife Maureen are currently in the midst of federal corruption charges of bribery and fraud, after the couple allegedly accepted over a $150,000 worth of gifts from a wealthy donor and Virginia businessman.

To see more coverage on that part of the McDonnell's story, click here.