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Dr. Jo Allen is the first alumna to lead Meredith College. An alumna from the Class of 1980, Allen was named president of the institution in April 2011. 

As president of one of the largest private colleges for women in the United States, Allen is a strong advocate for women’s education who brings her experience as a faculty member, administrator, and scholar to her current role as president of her alma mater.

First Alumna President, Jo Allen, '80, Leaves Powerful Legacy

Meredith College’s first alumna President Jo Allen, ʼ80, has strengthened the institution during her tenure. Over the past 13 years, she has overseen strategic and academic advancements with increased fundraising and donor-funded projects to enhance the College’s facilities. Her leadership has enabled Meredith to Go Strong.

Meredith College’s first alumna President Jo Allen, ʼ80, has strengthened the institution during her tenure. Over the past 13 years, she has overseen strategic and academic advancements with increased fundraising and donor-funded projects to enhance the College’s facilities. Her leadership has enabled Meredith to Go Strong.

President's Messages & News

Contact Information
President’s Office
2nd Floor, Johnson Hall
3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 760-8511
president@meredith.edu

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