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
See how Meredith President Jo Allen is going strong.
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.