Dr. Jo Allen is the first alumna to lead Meredith College. An alumna from the Class of 1980, Allen was named president of the 124-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 Jo Allen announces that Meredith College will offer StrongPoints™, an innovative advising and personal coaching model. Beginning in Fall 2014, StrongPoints will be a defining element of the Meredith educational experience that allows students to identify and capitalize on their unique strengths, preparing them for academic, professional, and personal success.
Meredith College President Jo Allen accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. She took the challenge in front of Meredith’s Johnson Hall on August 21, showing her support of the effort to Strike Out ALS. Meredith College, located in Raleigh, N.C., is one of the largest private women’s colleges in the U.S.
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