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Walker Joins HPU Board of Trustees

04.14.2011

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 14, 2011 ? Anne Kerr Walker has been elected to the Board of Trustees at High Point University.

She graduated from HPU and was a long-time educator in the public school system where she taught English and journalism for more than 30 years before entering the real estate industry. She retired from Prudential Carolinas in 2009.

Walker has served on various boards and organizations, including president of the North Carolina Association of Educators? English Teachers and charter president of the Hillsborough Jaycettes. She was named ?Outstanding Young Educator for Orange County? and was crowned ?Miss High Point? and represented the city of High Point in the Miss North Carolina Pageant.

Through the years, she and her husband, Dr. Lawrence Crumpled Walker, a retired obstetrician and gynecologist, have been strong supporters of the arts.

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 14 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.

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Pam Haynes

Communication Specialist

336-841-9055

phaynes@highpoint.edu

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