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The 2013-2016+ Strategic Plan for the Future of Meredith College

Meredith's strategic plan builds on the strengths of the College and sets the stage for a strong and vibrant future.

The six pillars of Meredith's strategic plan:

1. Ensure educational excellence through curricular and co-curricular pathways that lead to student success

  • Classrooms-to-Careers pathways for every major, focusing on critical thinking and experiential learning
  • StrongPoints, a four-part plan for every student with curricular, co-curricular, financial and career components
  • New, high-quality academic and co-curricular programs

2. Cultivate optimal enrollment of highly-qualified students

  • Additional freshmen, transfer and graduate students enrolled
  • Greater financial support for students, leading to higher retention
  • More options for non-traditional students

3. Provide the facilities and technology needed to support the College's projected growth

  • Comprehensive capital planning process
  • Enhanced use of technology for all critical areas

4. Strengthen the College's long-term financial stability

  • Strategic investment of resources
  • Development of new revenues
  • Initial stages of comprehensive fundraising campaign
  • Sensible cost reductions

5. Enhance the visibility and profile of Meredith College

  • New brand, based on in-depth research, that reflects Meredith's strengths
  • Greater visibility to support enrollment and fundraising goals
  • Heightened reputation throughout the region, nation and world

6. Enrich quality of life for Meredith faculty, staff and students

  • Stronger collaboration and communication among faculty, staff and students
  • Greater employee satisfaction
  • Increased opportunities for professional development
  • Additional health, wellness and sustainability initiatives

Commencement 2015



StrongPoints

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.



ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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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President's Messages

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


Contact Information:

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