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Life at Carthage

Student Affairs Staff

The Division of Student Affairs is focused on developing community, supporting students, and empowering students for success. This is achieved through the programs and services of the following departments and functions:

  • Dean of Students Office (Student Conduct) 
  • Office of Residential Life
  • Office of Student Involvement
  • Center for Student Success
  • Center for Faith and Spirituality 
  • Health and Counseling Center
  • Office of Equity and Inclusion 

Below are the staff and offices located in the Todd Wehr Center. The Center for Faith and Spirituality is located in the A. F. Siebert Chapel. The Health and Counseling Center is located in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center.


Dean of Students Office

  • Kimberlie Goldsberry

    Vice President for Student Affairs; Dean of Students

    As Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Kimberlie Goldsberry directs the College’s efforts in residence life, student activities, Greek life, health and counseling, faith and spirituality, multicultural affairs, leadership development, new student orientation, and the disciplinary process.

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  • Nick Winkler

    Associate Dean of Students

    Nick currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students. In this role he is primarily responsible for Housing and Residence Life at the College. Nick has also been a College Success Seminar instructor and assists with the Character Quest program.

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  • Elizabeth Snider

    Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Involvement

    As Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Involvement Liz leads the student involvement staff and the functions that they manage. This includes fraternity and sorority life, student clubs/organizations, student activities, special events, community service, and leadership development.

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  • Tammy Broesch

    Administrative Assistant

    Tammy assists in the management of all services available to students in the Division of Student Affairs. She provides support for the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and all office staff, and supervises the student staff.

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Office of Residential Life

Center for Student Success

  • Carrie Espinosa

    Director of the Center for Student Success

    Carrie leads the daily operations and strategic planning for the Center for Student Success, including staff supervision, program assessment, and communications. Carrie also co-manages the campus’s Student Outreach System and serves as the Center’s main contact for local and regional college access and success initiatives.

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Office of Student Involvement

  • Elizabeth Snider

    Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Involvement

    As Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Involvement Liz leads the student involvement staff and the functions that they manage. This includes fraternity and sorority life, student clubs/organizations, student activities, special events, community service, and leadership development.

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  • Lance Thompson

    Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Campus Activities

    Lance Thompson is the Assistant Director of Involvement at Carthage College. He has an extensive professional background student programming, events, student government, and clubs. 

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Office of Equity and Inclusion

  • Roger Moreano

    Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Equity and Inclusion

    Roger is the Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Equity and Inclusion and is the Co-Director of the Equity and Inclusion Committee. He provides direct academic support to underrepresented students, student organizations, and first-generation students.

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  • Quick Facts

    • Carthage is named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review (2020), a designation given to only 25 percent of four-year schools.

    • The Tower, Carthage’s newest residence hall, provides some of the best views on campus — if not in the Midwest! In addition to #carthageviews of the lake from seven stories up, residents enjoy suite-style living and two floors of shared campus spaces for gaming, cooking, group meetings, or quiet studying. Learn more about all housing options.

    • You’re going to need brain fuel. Grab a morning coffee and a snack and Starbucks or Einstein Bros. Bagels. Later, meet friends at “The Caf,” where the specials change daily but the staples are constant, or swing through “The Stu” for wings, a burrito, or a sub. A new option, Carthage Cash, even covers some off-campus meals.

    • More than 90% of Carthage alumni report that they have secured a job or are continuing their studies six months after graduation. Visit Career Services.

    • 91% of employers say critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills matter more than your major when it comes to career success. Learn more about how the liberal arts prepare you for a successful career.

    • Lots of schools wear the four-year label. Carthage stands behind it. More than 90% of Carthage graduates earn their degrees in four years. Learn more

    • Oscars. Emmys. Tonys. Golden Globes. The playwrights we’ve brought in have them. Each year, the Carthage Theatre Department commissions an original script by a renowned playwright for its New Play Initiative. Carthage students then work with the writer to stage it. 

    • Carthage has ranked as a top Fulbright producer for four of the past five years. Read about Carthage Fulbright winners.

    • Things look new at Carthage because they are. Our science center, student union, athletic and recreation center, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 15 years.

    • Carthage offers majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, from archaeology to neuroscience, nursing to music theatre.

    • Our Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers select students a research budget, one-on-one mentoring with a professor, and 10 weeks of analyzing, deciphering — and getting paid.

    • So the lake is kind of a focal point, but there’s a lot more to love about our campus — like the fact that our more than 80-acre campus is also an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. Focused on keeping campus lush forever, we plant between 50 and 75 new trees every year from a variety of species.

    • Carthage was founded in 1847. That’s more than 170 years of leaders, makers, and go-getters going out and going forth. Read more about Carthage’s rich history.

    • More than 90 percent of students receive financial aid. Carthage awards more than $20 million in scholarship and grant assistance. That includes $5.5 million in competitive scholarships in business, mathematics, science, languages, the fine arts, leadership, and overall academic strength. Learn what’s available.

    • Abraham Lincoln was an early Trustee of the College, and U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was a Carthage alum. The two still have a proud place on our campus. Spend some time with them in our Sesquicentennial Plaza. On warm days you’ll find professors leading their classes here.

    • Come to Carthage; hear yourself think — think … think …
      Legend has it that Sesquicentennial Plaza holds a perfect echo. Just stand with both your feet on the “1847,” face Straz, and start talking. “You’re the only one who can hear you, but you’ll be crystal clear,” promises English and theatre alumna Mikaley Osley.

    • Our Great Lake provides Carthage students with some amazing views. Think classes on the beach, lake views from the lab, and sunrises from your dorm room. “I love waking up in the morning with the sun shining off the lake. Nothing compares to the view in the morning,” recalls biology and neuroscience major Ann O’Leary.

    • Carthage awards up to 35 Presidential Scholarships each year, which range from $20,000 up to full tuition. Learn more.

    • For a full decade, NASA has selected Carthage students to conduct research aboard its zero-gravity aircraft. Lately, the stakes have risen. A team of underclassmen is grinding to prepare a tiny but powerful Earth-imaging satellite for launch to the International Space Station. Learn more about the space sciences at Carthage

    • Carthage is the only college or university in the Midwest where every freshman takes a full-year sequence of foundational texts of the Western intellectual tradition. Learn about the Carthage core.

    • With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, your professors will know who you are. They will also know who you want to be — and how to get you there. Meet our faculty.

    • There are more than 130 student organizations on campus, from Amnesty International to Fencing to Frisbee, Chem Club to Stand Up Comedy. See how easy it is to get involved.

    • True story: There are more than 27 art galleries, a dozen museums, and nine theatres within 25 miles of Carthage. Some highlights: The nationally recognized Racine Art Museum, the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Learn more about our location.

    • What’s better than one professor? Two professors. What’s better than two professors? Two professors from totally different fields teaching a single class. There’s debate. Discussion. Differing perspectives. This is where the magic happens. That’s why every student takes a Carthage Symposium.

    • You can’t hide here — not with only 17 other students in the classroom with you. That’s going to be rough some mornings. But later, when you’re able to argue your point of view thoughtfully, express your opinions succinctly, and meet challenges head-on, without fear … Yep, you’ll thank us.

    • Carthage is ranked No. 3 in the country for student participation in short-term study abroad. Every J-Term, hundreds of students travel all over the world on faculty-led study tours. Imagine a month in Sweden, Rome, Cuba, Senegal, India, Japan …