Jane Anderson Spencer ’80 joined the Office of Institutional Advancement as Assistant Director, Major Gifts in March 2017. For Jane, it was a return to the office where she started at Carthage back in 1986.
Jane was born in Carthage, Illinois, and hails from a Carthage family. Both of her parents, as well as her brother and sister, are Carthaginians. Jane graduated from Carthage in 1980. She spent six years in sales and marketing in Rockford, Illinois, before joining the Offices of Alumni Relations and Development at Carthage six years after her graduation. In 2000, Jane joined the Carthage Advising team and worked as a First Year Advisor for nearly 17 years.
She is a member of Spirit Alive Lutheran Church in Pleasant Prairie; advisor to the campus sorority Kappa Phi Eta; a member of the Carthage Commencement Committee; and a volunteer for the Central Westosha High School Booster Club and Music Parents Association.
She and her husband, Jack ’71, reside in Bristol, Wisconsin. They have two children, Annika and Erick.
- B.A. — Carthage College