Jo Allen, ’80, officially began her tenure as president of Meredith College on July 1, 2011, becoming the first alumna to serve as president in the College’s 120-year history. Allen returns to Meredith from Widener University, where she served as senior vice president, provost and professor of English.
President Allen answered questions for Campus Connections during her first week on campus.
Q: What would you like faculty and staff to know about you and how you are spending your first days as Meredith’s president?
A: My first days are probably just as predictable as you think---moving boxes, getting acquainted with the office staff, getting my computer and printer more
Meredith College interior design students recently won awards in two design competitions.
Students earned second place and an Honorable Mention in the Otto Zenke Competition, sponsored by the Carolinas Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (CCASID). more
Meredith College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university... more