A Message From Dr. Qubein Regarding Last Night's Severe Weather

Posted on March 29, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 29, 2010 — Last night the city of High Point, and much of North Carolina, were subjected to dangerous weather conditions including a tornado warning.  Please know that your student was safe on our campus and that our able staff communicated constantly (in person, via  text, and email) with all students and executed the emergency system perfectly. No damage to the campus and no injury to any of our students.  At HPU we work diligently to care for our students and we appreciate your on-going support.  Have a great day!

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. 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

Chris Dudley
Vice President for Administration

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