HPU Professor to Serve on Editorial Board of Professional Journal

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2009 – Dr. Richard Parker, associate professor of business in the Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce at High Point University, has been appointed to a four-year term to the Editorial Board of the “American Review of Canadian Studies” (ARCS).

ARCS is the premier Canadian Studies journal in the United States and is published by the Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S.

“There are a number of distinguished scholars on the Editorial Board in varied disciplines from top-tier institutions including Duke University and the universities of Michigan, Maine and Tennessee,” says Parker. “I am honored to be considered for this appointment.”

Parker’s research on Canada focuses on Provincial Tourism Marketing and incorporating Canada into international business education in the U.S. He has made several book review contributions to ARCS over the past few years and currently serves on the editorial review boards of two other journals – the “Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship” and the “Journal for Dispute Resolution in Business.”

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with more than 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate-degree majors. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu.

Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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