University Statement Regarding Lawsuit

For Immediate Release:

HOUSTON, March 19, 2024 – This is pending litigation and we remain troubled by any and all allegations of misconduct by a University employee. We take all reports of sexual misconduct seriously and have dedicated significant time and resources to ensuring the safety of students on our campus and under our care. When the University was made aware of allegations of misconduct related to these lawsuits, we took appropriate action to respond to these allegations by contacting and cooperating with law enforcement and terminating an assistant track coach. In the situations identified in these lawsuits, the University acted lawfully and in good faith, and we expect a court to agree.

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For more than 60 years, ū has equipped students to lead, collaborate, and embody a deep sense of spiritual purpose. The University offers a wide range of majors, undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs, as well as NCAA Division I athletics in the Southland Conference. Located in the heart of one of the nation’s largest metropolitan centers, ū’s culture of excellence molds the next generation of educated disciples to be pillars in their communities, preparing them to think critically and biblically as they impact the world.