HPU Hires Summers As Instructor Of English

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 30, 2009 ? Karen Summers has been hired as instructor of English in the Department of English at High Point University.
In her new role, Summers is responsible for teaching English composition, among other courses.
“High Point University is clearly a unique, dynamic school, and it is very exciting professionally to be here during this transformation,” Summers says. “I can’t wait to see what it will be like in a few more years.”
Summers holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and history from Salem College, as well as a Master of Arts degree in English and a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in technical writing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Currently, Summers is working on completing her Doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
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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