HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2009 – Dr. David M. Hammond has been hired as instructor of religion in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at High Point University.
In his new role, Hammond is responsible for teaching various courses in both religion and philosophy.
“I love this beautiful place,” Hammond says. “Working here is a privilege.”
Hammond received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, and holds both a Master of Arts degree and Doctorate in theology from the Catholic University of America.
A former department chair and member of the Board of Directors of The College Theology Society, Hammond has many years of university teaching experience. His published articles in philosophy, theology and religion, and the arts have appeared in several academic journals in England and the United States. Hammond is also the editor of a collection of essays entitled “Theology and Lived Christianity” (2000).
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 . Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336firstname.lastname@example.org