- Mailing Address
1021 Central Avenue
P.O. Box 10
Demorest, Georgia 30535
- (706) 890-7505
- Email address
- School Information
- "One of the most dynamic small universities in the Southeast, Piedmont University is a 300-acre residential campus nestled in the foothills of the north Georgia mountains. Founded in 1897, Piedmont is a comprehensive liberal arts institution offering a variety of career-oriented majors in the arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing" (Source: https://www.piedmont.edu/about-piedmont/). Piedmont has over 2,500 students in its total enrollment and a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Piedmont offers over 50 programs of study for undergraduates and graduates.
- General Information
- Piedmont created a DEI Council. Piedmont also has a few courses that discuss diversity. At this time, no required Critical Race Training is being mandated. However, see developments below:
Piedmont has created a DEI Council and has also written a DEI Statement.
- Symbolic Actions
On November 1, 2021, Piedmont highlighted a professor who authored an article instructing faculty on "how to develop inclusive syllabi, integrate anti-racist content into curricula, create classrooms where cultural uniqueness is understood and appreciated, and confront implicit biases."
On February 22, 2021, Piedmont released a staff editorial titled, "Diversity needs to be a priority at Piedmont."