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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

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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