Liberty University staff members are being instructed to refrain from interacting with the school’s ousted president Jerry Falwell Jr., according to David Corry, the school’s general counsel.
Corry told staff in an email Thursday that Falwell made “uncomfortable” calls to some employees after his resignation from the university last week, The News & Advance reported Friday.
He said that any continuing discussions between Falwell and university staff could give the impression that he is still managing the school.
“This impression is not well received by our supporters who do not want Mr. Falwell to be running Liberty University behind the scenes,” Corry wrote in the email.
Falwell reportedly did not return a request for comment from News Advance.
Falwell, whose father founded the school, renounced his position last week following a recently revealed scandal alleging that his