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  • Mission: An Extraordinary Education Led by Dr. Nido Qubein

    Nido Qubein, Mission: An Extraordinary Education Led by Dr. Nido Qubein

    Education of the whole person is the mantra at High Point University (HPU, highpoint.edu) in North Carolina. Founded in 1924, this private liberal arts institution has seen unprecedented growth since 2005, when a transformation propelled it in remarkable ways: Traditional undergraduate enrollment tripled in size from 1,450 in 2005 to 4,300; faculty grew from 108 to 270; and the campus quadrupled in size from 92 to 380 acres. Today, the campus is sprawling with 57 new buildings for academics, residential life, Division 1 athletics, food facilities, and student engagement. And though University enrollment has increased exponentially– the current student body consists of 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students from 46 states and 37 countries – the promise HPU educators make to families remains: Students receive an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.  It’s this commitment that helped HPU to expand and flourish, even in the face of the worst economic recession in three generations.

    “Creating an inspiring environment means holding the bar for excellence high so students will be motivated to reach it.”  ~ Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU President

    Read the entire article, An Extraordinary Education at High Point University featured in US Airways Magazine.

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