Dr. Jo Allen, ’80, was named the eighth president of the College on April 18, 2011. Allen is the first Meredith College alumna to assume the leadership of the 120-year old institution, one of the largest private colleges for women in the United States.
Throughout her first year as president, Dr. Allen is meeting with alumnae, students and other Meredith community members, and taking part in college traditions.
On this site, you can learn more about President Allen, read her latest messages to the campus community, and view galleries of photos from recent events.
Q&A With President Allen
President Allen discusses the strengths of Meredith, its challenges and potential future directions for the College.
The Value of Women’s Colleges
President Allen talks about the unique nature of women’s education.
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