Meredith College students gave the College high marks in the 2011 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE).
The NSSE surveys first-year students and seniors. Meredith's mean benchmark scores of both first-year and senior students surpassed the average scores of students at the participating colleges and universities in the national sample.
The benchmark areas are Level of Academic Challenge, Active and Collaborative Learning, Student-Faculty Interaction, Enriching Educational Experiences and Supportive Campus Environment.
Meredith students reported high levels of engagement, rating Meredith higher in Active and Collaborative Learning, Student-Faculty Interaction and Enriching Educational Experiences than students at peer institutions and other women’s colleges. more
Meredith College will celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Jo Allen, '80, as the College's eighth president this spring. The Inaugural Celebration will begin on the College's Founders' Day, February 27, 2012, and culminate with the Installation Service for President Allen on March 22 at 10 a.m. more
Meredith College offers an environmental sustainability major, but students learn about sustainability in courses from a variety of disciplines. more
Last winter, Facilities Services together with our energy manager, Nathan Holder, worked hard to set back our building temperatures as much as possible during the unoccupied break to save energy, lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce utility costs.