HPU Hires Goeke as Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Posted on December 17, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 17, 2010 – Dr. Joseph F. Goeke has been hired as visiting assistant professor of English in the English Department at High Point University.
In his new role, Goeke is responsible for teaching an English course on college writing and public life. 
“I am excited to be joining HPU at a time of such phenomenal growth for the school,” Goeke says. “I consider it an honor to be here, and I look forward to contributing what I can to an already inspiring environment.”
Goeke holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in English, both from Missouri State University, as well as a Doctorate in colonial and 19th century American literature from the University of South Carolina. He is originally from St. Louis, Mo.
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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