HPU Named Among 100 U.S. Schools Listed On National Character Development Honor Roll

Posted on November 3, 2010.

High Point University has been named among 100 schools in the United States listed on The John Templeton Foundation Honor Roll of Colleges that Encourage Character Development.

HPU helps promotes the development of values in the classroom and on campus, and through constant encouragement from faculty and staff, students are surrounded by character development opportunities daily.

In addition, HPU students complete nearly 30,000 community services hours and lead many different philanthropic efforts throughout the school year.

Ethics is a consideration in every part of the curriculum – and HPU makes certain that students take an ethics course during college. In fact, all students must successfully complete at least one course in ethics from a variety of options, including business ethics; Christian ethics; ethics and professionalism for accounting; ethical conflicts in information technology; environmental ethics; ethical traditions; faith, ethics and wholeness; families, values and ethics; and social ethics.

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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