HPU Announces New Hires

Sep 01st, 2020

HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2020 – High Point University welcomed three new staff members over the summer. They are as follows:

Crystal Harvey joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as a resident director.

In this role, Harvey will supervise resident assistants and community assistants in Finch, Millis and Wilson Hall to ensure a successful residential experience for students. Prior to HPU, she worked in university housing and student activities at both public and private institutions. Harvey has a Bachelor of Science in business administration and management, and a Master of Education in higher education administration.


Natalie Conti joined the Office of Student Life at HPU as a resident director.

In this role, Conti manages the University Center II residential community, including supervising student staff, responding to crisis and building community. Prior to HPU, she worked as a graduate hall director and served as a resident assistant during her undergraduate education. Conti has a master’s degree in student affairs administration in higher education and a bachelor’s degree in media and journalism and political science.


Leah Golden joined the Office of Student Success at HPU as a student success coach.

In this role, Golden will advise and support first year students in their transition to High Point University, serving as an academic advisor, life coach and liaison to students to facilitate positive connections and holistic support. Prior to HPU, she planned outreach and advocacy events for individuals with chronic illnesses in a variety of student support roles in orientation, first year experience, new student transitions and student activities at various institutions of higher education. Golden has a Bachelor of Science in communication sciences and disorders and a Master of Higher Education.