Dr. Michael J. Bennett has been hired as instructor of history in the Department of History at High Point University.
Bennett, who has a special interest in the areas of war and society, such as the Civil War and the Vietnam War, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a Master of Arts degree in history from John Carroll University. He also holds a Doctorate from Saint Louis University, as well as a Juris Doctorate degree from Case Western Reserve University.
“The energy around the university permeates the classrooms and the students,” Bennett says. “It is an exciting time to teach at High Point University.”
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 http://www.highpoint.edu/. Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336firstname.lastname@example.org