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Georgia College and State University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
231 W. Hancock St.
Campus Box 023
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
Phone
(478) 445-1283
Email address
admissions@gcsu.edu
School Information
"Georgia College serves more than 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students in four colleges – the College of Arts and Sciences, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, the John H. Lounsbury College of Education and the College of Health Sciences -- with a faculty of more than 300. In addition to the Milledgeville campus, Georgia College provides some graduate programs online" (Source: https://www.gcsu.edu/about/history). Founded in 1889, the college has a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. GCSU offers 34 graduate programs and 40 majors.
General Information
In response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others, the college has engaged in numerous DEI related initiatives. Namely, the college began offering diversity workshops and training programs for students, faculty, and staff. These training programs are likely required, however the college has not explicitly indicated whether they are required or only encouraged. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The college states that, "The Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE) Division of Education Outreach and Training provides diversity and equity training for departments, offices, colleges and student organizations."
  • The college stated that it is "beginning to implement a community-based engaged learning initiative that will include cultural competence in service learning.
  • On June 10, 2020, the college announced that in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others, the college would be holding extended diversity workshops, listening sessions, and diversity training programs for students, faculty, and staff.
Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • The GCSU Department of Philosophy, Religion, and Liberal Studies offers a Race and Social Justice Concentration for the Liberal Studies B.A.
Program and Research Funding
  • The GCSU Office of the Provost offers an "Inclusive Excellence Research Grant" to fund faculty conducting research on topics regarding inclusive excellence.
Resources
  • The college has an Office of Inclusive Excellence which offers inclusive excellence resources.
  • The college created a Diversity Action Planning Committee. This committee stated that the school will engage in "the charging of a representative Diversity Action Planning Committee to create the Diversity Action Plan."
  • The college offers Minority Support Programs.
Symbolic Actions
  • On June 10, 2020, the college announced that it created a video tribute to "those who have died as a result of racial violence" in addition to committing to creating "a public art piece or a curated art exhibit focused on social justice."
Last updated July 31st, 2022
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