Jane ThayerTitle: Associate Professor of Religious Education, Emerita
Office Location: Seminary S232 (By Appointment Only)
Alternate Phone: (269) 473-2516
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
MA, University of Northern Colorado
BA, Union College
Biography:Jane began her professional career teaching high school English at Campion Academy in Colorado and then College View Academy in Lincoln, Nebraska. She did full-time or contract teaching in the areas of English at colleges where her husband was teaching: Union College, Nebraska; Atlantic Union College,
Massachusetts; and Andrews University, Michigan. She has served as public relations director and associate director for Andrews University. After obtaining her doctoral degree in 1996, she began serving as assessment director and religious education teacher for Andrews University, eventually becoming Director of the Religious Education programs. In 2007 she retired and was named Associate Professor of Religious Education, Emerita. She continues working with doctoral students and their dissertations. Jane is married to Jerome Thayer and has two married sons and twin grandchildren.