HPU Employee Participation To United Way Campaign Up 58 percent

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2011 – The High Point University community knows how important it is to continue to support the agencies of the United Way of Greater High Point, so it?s not surprising that donations from faculty and staff went up significantly this year for the annual United Way Campaign. In fact, the number of those participating increased by 58 percent.

Not only did the number of participants increase, but the total number of giving went up as well. Giving this year totaled $143,137.10.

“The HPU family realizes how important it is to support the many agencies of the United Way. They truly help so many individuals in our area,” Scarborough says. “We continue to open our hearts each year to support this worthy cause.”

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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