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Vision, Mission, & Core Values

The Vision for Piedmont College

Piedmont College prepares citizen-leaders who pursue knowledge, innovation, and ethics throughout their lives.

The Mission of Piedmont College

Piedmont College dedicates itself to the transformative power of education through reciprocal learning, the development of compassionate leaders, and the stewardship of our local and global communities.

Our Core Values


Piedmont College fosters an environment for learning by engaging in critical and creative dialogue. All members of the college community are challenged to immerse themselves in discovery, analysis, and communication.


Piedmont College cultivates a sense of gratitude and duty to humanity by offering opportunities for civic engagement, personal growth, and ethical reasoning in action.


Piedmont College upholds the intellectual, social, and theological heritage of Congregationalism through excellence in teaching and scholarship and by embracing our diverse society. We further these principles by encouraging empathy, innovative thought, and responsibility towards ourselves and others.


Mission and Core Values approved by the Faculty on April 17, 2013, and reaffirmed October 31, 2018.
Mission and Core Values approved by the Board of Trustees on May 3, 2013, and reaffirmed October 19, 2018.
Vision approved by the Faculty on October 31, 2018.
Vision approved by the Board of Trustees on October 19, 2018.