HPU Announces Creation of 100 New Jobs by August 2011

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 1, 2010 — Thanks to continued growth at High Point University, the school plans to expand its workforce by at least 100 positions by the end of August 2011. This will bring HPU’s total workforce up to 997, up from 462 five years ago.

“A growing High Point University is good for our city and our region,” says Chris Dudley, vice president for Administration. “We are truly blessed to be in a position to create these job opportunities even during very difficult economic times.”

The additional positions will be added throughout the academic year and into the summer to accommodate the growth in enrollment at HPU.

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

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