Jerry Falwell, Jr. has agreed to a Liberty University Board of Trustees request that he “take an indefinite leave of absence from his roles as President and Chancellor of Liberty University,” according to the school.
This move is effective immediately. The move came less than 24 hours after Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) added his voice to the growing calls Falwell to step down. “Jerry Falwell Jr’s ongoing behavior is appalling,” tweeted the vice-chair of the House Republican Caucus. “As a Music Faculty Advisory Board Member and former instructor [at Liberty University], I’m convinced Falwell should step down.” “None of us are perfect, but students, faculty, alumni and [the Liberty University choir] deserve better,” Walker, who was a baptist