MENU

Dr. Charles Joseph Warde 1940-2009

10.7.2009

Dr. Charles Warde, who previously served as professor and chair of the Chemistry Department, passed away on Sept. 30, 2009.

Dr. Warde was born on July 3, 1940, in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, the eldest of four children. He was raised in Dublin and educated there, earning his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from University College. He emigrated from Ireland with his wife, Celene FitzGerald Warde, in 1969. During his tenure in the Chemistry Department at HPU, Dr. Warde earned many teaching accolades, including “Professor of the Year.”

Dr. Warde was a true Irishman; he loved to talk to people and make them laugh. His humor and his ability to tell a good story were legendary. He loved all languages and music as much as he loved the sciences. He had a passionate love of poetry.

Dr. Charles Warde will be greatly missed by the High Point University family and all who knew him.

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

Be Sociable, Share!

    EVENTS & DEADLINES

      Nov
      08
      11.08 - 8:30am

      Fall Open House
      Nov
      22
      11.22 - 8:30am

      Fall Open House
    View the Full Calendar

    University News

    WAGE Roundtable
    HPU to Host Roundtable Discussion with Women Leaders
    read more
    Etgar Keret
    HPU to Host Israeli Author Keret
    read more
    High Point University Professor Lisa Carnell
    Professor Is Program Co-Chair for Upcoming Math Conference
    read more
    View All
    HPU SOCIAL
    Connect with us
    On the Social page, you can view all of High Point University’s social media feeds, connect to specific majors and schools on Facebook, and get the latest updates about what’s happening on campus.