HPU Hires Maness As Instructor Of Art

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 19, 2010 – Karen Maness has been hired as instructor of art in the Fine Arts Department at High Point University.

In her new position, Maness will be responsible for teaching studio art classes, in both digital fields and in traditional media. Additionally she will act as curator of the Doris and Buddy Deal Student Gallery Exhibitions.

Maness, who is originally from Asheboro, N.C., earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Guilford College and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

“I have discovered High Point University to be an incredible learning environment where students are supported in discovering the infinite potential of their ideas,” says Maness. “I enable students to understand the power of visual language, while building a broad foundation based on the formal and conceptual principles of art. Art is a vital part of the rich learning experience that makes High Point University such an inspiring and unique educational opportunity.”

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 highpoint.edu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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