High Point University will apply $100M in gifts to a major expansion project

High Point University will apply $100M in gifts to a major expansion project

10:40am Mar 11, 2022
High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein announces a $400 million academic expansion. Image courtesy HPU.

High Point University President Dr. Nido Qubein recently announced that three separate families have made donations totaling $100 million in the last 30 days.

The gifts will be integrated into an expansion plan slated to be completed in the 2024-25 academic year, coinciding with HPU’s centennial anniversary.

According to a news release, the university plans to open four new schools in total, including law, optometry, nursing, and entrepreneurship. All of the schools will be anchored in new facilities.

Construction projects also include a new building for the School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health, new student housing, and an $80 million four-story library.

Speaking at the announcement ceremony, Dr. Qubein said the most recent gifts reflect the school’s values and academic commitment.

"HPU has proven in the last 14 years that there is demand for what we offer academically, programs that are meeting the needs of America and the world, whether they are in health care, or they’re in sciences or they’re in business or communication," said Qubein. 

 This year High Point University saw its largest total enrollment of almost 6,000 students.

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