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Liberty tells staff to refrain from interacting with Falwell

Liberty University's Falwell taking leave of absence
Posted at 7:19 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-06 18:51:39-04

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Staff members at Liberty University have been instructed to refrain from interacting with the school’s ousted president Jerry Falwell Jr.

The News & Advance reported Friday the university’s general counsel, David Corry, wrote in an email to staff Thursday that Falwell had made “uncomfortable” calls to some employees after resigning last week.

Corry told employees they cannot give Falwell information about the school or do any favors for him while on the job because the interactions could create the perception that he is helping manage the school.

Falwell's departure came after revelations of his wife’s extramarital affair roiled the school founded by his father.