HPU Hires Guran As Visiting Assistant Professor Of English

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2009 – Dr. Letitia Guran has been hired as visiting assistant professor of English in the Department of English at High Point University.
In her new role, Guran is responsible for teaching courses in English grammar and composition, as well as courses in general English literature.
“I am happy to be part of such a vibrant, growing academic community to which I can only hope to be able to bring my own contribution,” Guran says.
Guran received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Romanian and English literature and culture from the University of Bucharest in Romania. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in English from the University of Richmond, and a second Master of Arts degree and a Doctorate in comparative literature ? both from the University of Georgia.
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 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 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.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. 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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