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Liberty confirms Falwell’s exit

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/25/20, 04:45 pm

Liberty University’s Board of Trustees said Tuesday it had accepted the resignation of Jerry Falwell Jr. as the school’s president, chancellor, and board member. His severance package, according to a statement released by the board, “was dictated by the terms of his preexisting employment agreement.”

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Reports swirl over Falwell’s expected resignation

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/25/20, 07:12 am

After news broke of a scandal involving Jerry Falwell Jr., his status at Liberty University wavered between questionable and definitely leaving, depending on which media outlet was reporting it. The university said in a statement he agreed to step down as president and from its board of directors but then withdrew the resignation after news of it hit the national press.

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Madness of March

News analysis | A harried fortnight featured malpractice in college admissions, library readings, and Washington politics
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/27/19, 04:07 pm

An English poem originating around 1500, “Blowbol’s Test,” refers to “a March hare” acting erratically. Fast fact: During March, their major breeding month, hares attack other hares and leap vertically for no apparent reason. The “March Hare” is a major character in the tea party scene of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland (1865). Kaiser Wilhelm in 1908 called the English “mad as March hares.”

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