Meredith President Featured on Leaders on Leadership Podcast

Meredith College President Jo Allen, ’80, is featured on a recent episode of Leaders on Leadership, a podcast focused on stories and insights in higher education.

Allen’s episode was released on July 6, 2021. Listen to the episode

The podcast is hosted by Jay Lemons, president of Academic Search. In the conversation with Lemons, Allen shares her path to becoming the first alumna to serve as president of Meredith College and what she has learned through her leadership experiences. She also discusses the importance of Meredith’s College-Wide Initiative on Anti-Racism.

Leaders on Leadership is produced by Academic Search and the American Academic Leadership Institute, who together support colleges and universities during times of transition and through leadership development activities that serve current and future generations of institutional leaders. For more information, visit

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