HPU Recipient Of Davidson County Estate

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2010 – High Point University received a gift of a country home and 20 acres of land located in Davidson County this week from Molly Millis, a High Point philanthropist. The estate will potentially be used by the university as a retreat with a ropes course and equestrian center.

“We are very grateful for this generous gift. The property’s proximity to campus makes it ideal for our faculty and students to incorporate it into our experiential learning program,” said president Dr. Nido R. Qubein.  “Molly Millis and her family have been faithful supporters of the university. We cherish their friendship and appreciate their stewardship.”

The university has received a number of large gifts in the last few weeks including a million dollar check from the parent of a current student from New York.

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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