HPU Hires Fisher As Assistant Professor Of Anthropology


HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 22, 2010 – Dr. Joshua B. Fisher has been hired as assistant professor of anthropology at High Point University.

Fisher is responsible for teaching various anthropology courses and coordinating student research, as well as serving as the anthropology program coordinator and helping with curriculum development.

“I am excited to be a new member at HPU and contribute to its family,” Fisher says. “I believe it is a community that inspires its students not only to follow their dreams but also to ensure that their dreams reflect a desire to make their communities, the country, and the world a better place.”

Fisher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology and physics from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, as well as Master of Arts and Doctorate degrees in anthropology from the University of Oregon. He is originally from Denver.

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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