I will be a graduate of Liberty University, and my time here overlapped the tenures of both Falwell Sr. And his son.

I will be a graduate of Liberty University, and my time here overlapped the tenures of both Falwell Sr. And his son.

The Falwells have granted me considerable access, including sit-down interviews in the offices of both Falwell Jr. And his brother, the Rev. Jonathan Falwell, who leads Thomas Road Baptist Church over the course of my years of reporting on the university. I’ve written candidly about my time here as a pupil, reported about political divisions on campus and revealed that Trey co-owns a hostel that is gay-friendly Miami.

Users of the Liberty University community are often reluctant to take the record. The institution makes use of nondisclosure agreements to prohibit numerous college workers or board users from freely talking about exactly just what they’ve seen Falwell do. (“All trustees sign a confidentiality contract that doesn’t expire in the close of Board solution, ” Liberty’s lawyer told board people in a contact that has been sent previously this after the school received inquiries from reporters on a number of the problems outlined in this essay. Read More