HPU Professor Attends Conference In Istanbul, Turkey

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 10, 2010 – David Walker, associate professor of nonprofit management and director of the Master of Arts degree in Nonprofit Management program at High Point University, recently attended the Ninth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) in Istanbul, Turkey.

At the conference, Walker discussed his research paper, “Misguided Intentions: The Failure of Foreign Food Assistance to Developing Countries,” which explores the historical, geopolitical, and economic factors that have caused the failure of food assistance to developing countries.

“This conference provided a wonderful opportunity to connect with nonprofit scholars and faculty from around the world and to discuss the uniqueness of the graduate program in the Nonprofit Management Program at High Point University,” says Walker.

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 over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 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 Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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