HPU Hires Cannon As Visiting Assistant Professor Of Chemistry

Posted on November 17, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2010 – Dr. Jonathan G. Cannon has been hired as visiting assistant professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at High Point University.

In his new role, Cannon is responsible for teaching courses on general and biophysical chemistry and assisting students in conducting undergraduate research.

“The atmosphere of community at High Point University is so refreshing,” Cannon says. “I have never felt so welcomed or supported in a new place, particularly by the Chemistry and Physics faculty.”

Cannon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology from Brigham Young University in Utah and a Doctorate in biophysics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

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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