High Point University announces 10-year growth plan, $1B investment
High Point University announced a $1 billion, decade-long growth plan as President Nido Qubein, 71, committed to work another 10 years at the institution. The growth plan includes $700 million in scholarships focused on first-generation students, diversifying the school’s student body and improving academic excellence. About $300 million in new construction is planned including a new library, academic building, admissions center and Division I ice hockey facility. The university also wants to start a think tank to improve collaboration and promote development with High Point.