HPU Associate Professor Of Economics Receives Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award


HIGH POINT, N.C., May 28, 2010 ? Dr. Michael McCully, associate professor of economics at High Point University, was recently honored with the Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award.

“I am greatly honored to receive this award,” McCully says. “I was very moved to hear the words of those who nominated me.”

McCully has been with HPU since 1993.

The Meredith Clark Slane Distinguished Teaching-Service Award is named for Meredith Clark Slane, a friend to the university. Since 1973, the award has been given annually to recognize excellence in teaching.

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 46 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 http://twitter.com/highpointu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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