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Frye Joins HPU Board Of Trustees

05.9.2011

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 5, 2011 ? Shirley T. Frye has been elected to the Board of Trustees at High Point University.

Frye is the retired vice president of local news station WFMY News 2. She and her husband, Henry Frye, have two sons, Henry Frye Jr. and Harlan Frye.

During her time in the news industry, she won an Emmy Award for ?Special Event in Programming.? Other honors include the Greensboro Chamber Athena Award and the Thomas Z. Osborne Distinguished Citizen Award for her achievement in community service. She also received two Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters ? one from Bennett College and one from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

The organizations she has dedicated her time to are numerous and include the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, the Greensboro Partnership, the National Conference for Community and Justice and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

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, 43 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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