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WASHINGTON — Liberty University on Monday announced it has opened an independent investigation into “all facets” of the tenure of Jerry Falwell Jr., the evangelical school’s disgraced former president who resigned last week amid an alleged sex scandal.

The school hired a leading outside forensics firm, according to a statement issued by the Liberty’s executive committee on behalf of the board of trustees, that will investigate all aspects of Falwell’s 13-year run leading the school including “financial, real estate and legal matters.” The school did not provide further details of the scope. 

Liberty, based in Lynchburg, Virginia, is “committed to learning the consequences that have flowed from a lack of spiritual stewardship by our former president,” the statement said.

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