Appalachian Studies

The Appalachian Studies program seeks to promote awareness of the cultural and environmental heritage of the Appalachian region within the context of the modern world.

In accordance with the liberal arts mission of the College, the interdisciplinary program represents the commitment of Davis & Elkins College to the region that is its home. Students in the program will be provided with historical context and sufficient background to address contemporary issues related to living and working in the Appalachian region.