HPU Hires Disseler As Assistant Professor Of Education


HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 3, 2010 ? Dr. Shirley A. Disseler has been hired as assistant professor of education in the School of Education at High Point University.

In her new role, Disseler is responsible for teaching various courses in elementary education and serving as the middle grades coordinator.

“I am very proud to be a part of the HPU family,” Disseler says. “I have never worked or been a part of any organization that is as inspiring and positive as this university.”

Disseler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in pre-law from Campbell University, as well as a Master of Education degree in elementary education and a Doctorate in educational leadership, both from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In addition to teaching, she owns a consulting business to teach strategies to teachers that will enrich and engage students in classroom instruction.

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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