HPU Provost To Appear On 'Triad Today' To Discuss University's Academics

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 21, 2010 ? Dr. Dennis Carroll, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at High Point University, will be featured on “Triad Today,” at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. The program airs on the local ABC affiliate, WXLV-ABC 45 (Time Warner channel 7).

During his appearance, Carroll will discuss the state of academics at HPU.

“I plan to talk about the variety of majors we offer here at High Point University, including the many recent additions we’ve had that will be included in the academic schedule next year, such as physics, mathematical economics, and more,” Carroll says. “I am especially excited to share details about our new School of Art and Design, as well as our ever-growing Experiential Learning program ? which includes student internship and study abroad programs.”

The program will repeat at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, on WMYV-My 48 (Time Warner channel 15).

Triad Today is a locally produced public affairs program that covers a variety of topics, ranging from healthcare to education, and from politics to finance. For more information, visit http://www.triadtoday.com/.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring 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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