HPU Hires Brophy As Assistant Professor Of Philsophy


HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 22, 2010 ? Dr. Matthew Brophy has been hired as assistant professor of philosophy in the Religion and Philosophy Department at High Point University.

In his new role, Brophy is responsible for teaching business ethics classes to both undergraduate and graduate students. 

“I am proud to be part of such a thriving institution comprised of teachers, leaders, staff, and students who are all striving together to be extraordinary,” Brophy says. “HPU’s mission inspires me as it seeks to cultivate its students – with values and motivation in addition to an extraordinary education. No other university that I know of has its heart in such the right place.”

Brophy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and philosophy from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Master of Arts degree in philosophy from California State University at Long Beach, and a Doctorate from the University of Minnesota. He is originally from Seal Beach, Calif.

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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