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Meredith Forever, approved in October 2012, is the strategic plan for the future of Meredith College.

The goals of this plan are fundamental to the well-being of the College, and they build on the strengths Meredith already possesses: educational excellence and relevance, a reputation for quality, a collaborative and supportive environment, a beautiful campus and culture that support learning, and the power to endure.

This strategic plan is a rolling, three-year plan, meaning that each year another set of action items, accountability and resources will be built into the plan. At the heart of the plan are our ongoing commitments to six pillars:

  • educational excellence
  • financial strength
  • optimal enrollment
  • IT/infrastructure
  • enhanced visibility
  • quality of life for Meredith faculty, staff, and students

Ultimately, we are a community – one that values shared governance, shared responsibility, shared respect, and shared rewards. Because of this, the strategic planning process has been highly inclusive and transparent, with opportunities for feedback from the entire Meredith community, including faculty, staff, students, trustees, alumnae, and community partners.

Year Two Highlights

The results of the second year of the plan are impressive: our best fundraising year, our largest endowment, and our second largest class in Meredith’s history.

Learn about the progress made in year two of Meredith Forever »

Year One Highlights

The first year's accomplishments provide evidence that the plan articulates clear direction for the future and has earned the buy-in of the faculty and staff charged with its implementation.

Learn about the progress made in the first year of the plan »

President's Messages

Meredith Holds Commencement for Class of 2015

Class of 2015 Selects President Jo Allen as Commencement Speaker

President Jo Allen Speaks at Women’s Leadership Conference

How Planning is Making Strong Women (and Meredith!) Even Stronger

The Power of Wings

Contact Information:

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