Meredith’s strategic planning process has been shaped by input from many people who are invested in the College’s future. The process was launched with a vision conference in early 2012 that brought together more than 170 faculty, staff, student leaders, alumnae and community leaders.
The conference focused attention on what Meredith already does well, what it could do more of, and what new opportunities the College should explore.
During the conference, constituents discussed in-depth questions about academics, student life, marketing and more, and completed several exercises that solicited ideas about what Meredith should aspire to be and how to build on the College’s strengths.
Participants gave input on a variety of statements about directions Meredith’s future could take, such as an expanded offering of graduate programs, a continued emphasis on liberal arts and professional studies, and an increased focus on women’s leadership.
The input gathered during the vision conference helped inform the early stages of our planning process that culminated in the Board of Trustees’ approval of the final strategic plan in Fall 2012.