Jerry Falwell Jr. will take a leave of absence from Liberty University
The leave of absence is effective immediately, the statement said. The school's board of trustees made the request of Falwell. The board of trustees did not provide a reason for Falwell's leave in its statement.
CNN has reached out to Falwell for comment.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
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