HPU President Qubein Named Honorary Colonel By High Point Police Department

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 10, 2010 – Dr. Nido Qubein, president of High Point University, was recently recognized by the High Point Police Department by being named an Honorary Colonel.

During a ceremony on Dec. 10, High Point Police Chief Jim Fealy honored Qubein, along with Stewart Hartley and Gretta Bush for their service to the City of High Point.

“I am truly grateful to be recognized with such an honor from the City of High Point,” Qubein says. “High Point is my home, and I?m proud to be able to offer my service to the community.”

The newest members will join the Rev. Jim Summey, Bobby Davis, Coy Williard, Rob Lang and Michelle McNair as Honorary Colonels.

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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