Behind paywall but good to know.
"Houston Christian University more accurately epitomizes our student body and reflects the faculty, staff, alumni, and community we serve,” Sloan said. “We are committed to being a distinctively Christian university that welcomes all Christians to benefit from our excellent academic programs. This historic university appeals to people all across the spectrum of Christian denominational life, and this new name clarifies who we are.”
The shift coincides with the university’s effort to grow its residential campus to 4,200 students and its online campus to 5,800 students. Spring 2021 combined enrollment was 3,801, according to university data.