High Point University Names Dan Hauser New Athletic Director

Posted by Press Release on April 22, 2014 at 1:36 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point University President Nido R. Qubein announced today the appointment of Dan Hauser as the new Athletic Director, effective July 1, 2014. Hauser has spent the last eight years as Senior Associate Athletic Director at Ohio University. He previously served as Director of Marketing at Wake Forest University.

“High Point University continues to focus on attracting scholar athletes who perform well both in the classroom and on the field” said Qubein. “Dan Hauser’s commitment to student excellence will add measurably to the HPU culture.”

A full bio is attached. An introductory press conference will be held on the High Point University campus at a later date. Details will be announced prior to the event.


High Point University competes at the NCAA Div. I level in 16 varsity sports. Every sport competes in the Big South Conference except men’s lacrosse, which will competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Since 2010, HPU teams have earned bids to NCAA Tournaments for lacrosse, soccer, track & field and volleyball. The Panther Club is a booster organization that has been supporting HPU Athletics since 1965, particularly through scholarships and facility improvements. Learn more at http://www.highpointpanthers.com.

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. It is ranked by U.S. News and World Report at No. 1 among Regional Colleges in the South and No. 1 among Up and Coming Regional Colleges in the South. Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. HPU was selected in the 2013-2014 list of “Colleges of Distinction.” The university offers 44 undergraduate majors, 43 undergraduate minors and 11 graduate degree programs. Visit High Point University on the web at http://www.highpoint.edu.


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