Roberts Joins HPU As Assistant Professor of Accounting

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 4, 2011 – Ross Roberts was recently joined HPU as an assistant professor of accounting in the Earl N. Phillips School of Business. Roberts earned a Master of Science degree in accounting information systems at the University of Delaware, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from North Carolina A&T State University. He will be receiving his doctorate in accounting from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

In his new position, Roberts will not only teach courses in managerial and cost accounting, but also will serve as an adviser to students majoring in accounting.

“It is very encouraging to be working within a business school, and among business school faculty who have a student focus,” says Roberts.

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 and Chief of Staff


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