HPU Hires Burns As Instructor Of French

Posted on October 28, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2010 – Patricia M. Burns has been hired as instructor of French in the Modern Foreign Language Department at High Point University.

In her new role, Burns is responsible for teaching various first-year French language courses.

“I love working with the students and faculty in the Modern Foreign Language Department and hearing so many languages every day – it really demonstrates the global nature of education at High Point University,” Burns says. “The fact that we offer eight foreign languages is so exciting and shows how much the university is growing.”

Burns holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Goucher College in Maryland and a Master of Arts degree from Kent State University in Ohio.

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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