HPU Hosts Guilford County Principals For Special Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2009 ? High Point University recently hosted principals in the Western Region of Guilford County Schools for a special meeting and presentation.

Those participating included 24 principals, five regional staff members and four Guilford County Schools employees ? and all presented information during the event. The group included members from 14 elementary schools, including two magnet programs; four middle schools, including one International Baccalaureate program and one magnet program; two traditional high schools; one middle college; one academy; one magnet school; and one alternative school.

While on campus, the group utilized Norton Hall?s state-of-the-art facilities for presentations. The attendees also had lunch and took a tour of the campus.

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/ or on Twitter at @HighPointU.

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

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