HPU Radio Appoints Wells as Station Manager

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2009 – The Communications Committee at High Point University has appointed Matthew Wells as station manager of HPU Radio.

Wells, a junior Communication major in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication, is a native of Archdale, N.C., and is a 2007 graduate of Trinity High School. As station manager at HPU Radio, he will supervise more than 40 student announcers and programmers.

“I’m honored to have been selected as station manager, and I?m excited about giving High Point its own voice on the Internet,” says Wells.

The Communications Committee is composed of students and faculty at High Point University and is charged with supervising all student media on campus. HPU Radio can be heard on the internet at www.hpur.org 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is programmed and staffed entirely by students.

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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