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President Jo Allen, '80

Dr. Jo Allen is the first alumna to lead Meredith College. An alumna from the Class of 1980, Allen was named president of the 125-year-old institution in April 2011.

As president of one of the largest private colleges for women in the United States, Allen is a strong advocate for women’s education who brings her experience as a faculty member, administrator, and scholar to her current role as president of her alma mater.

President's Messages

Twelve Ways Alumnae Can Help Meredith College Become Even Stronger

Response to Executive Order on Refugees and Immigration

Allen Reflects on Five Years as Meredith President

Academic Excellence: A Meredith Tradition and Ongoing Attribute

Article by President Allen Explains Importance of Women’s Colleges


Contact Information:

President’s Office
2nd Floor, Johnson Hall
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 760-8511
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