HPU Alumnus Working For U.S. State Department Gives Career Presentation To Students

Posted on October 13, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2010 ? Special Agent Wil Vaughn, a graduate from High Point University who works for the United States Department of State, recently visited campus to give a presentation about careers in his organization and his personal experiences in the field. Vaughn, who majored in criminal justice, has worked as a special agent providing dignitary protection for a variety of high-profile dignitaries, as well as U.S. Embassy protection.

Students also had the opportunity to ask questions following his presentation.

“Special Agent Vaughn offered students a golden opportunity for special insight about federal investigative careers,” says Dr. Bobby Little, professor and chair of the Criminal Justice Department.

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. 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

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration


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