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John (Jack) Carter

John (Jack) Carter

Lane Community College
Class of 1989

John E. (Jack) Carter was born in 1931 and was raised on a cattle and fruit farm in Riddle, Oregon. He attended Southern Oregon State College where he received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education in 1954.

The University of Oregon awarded him a master's degree in education in 1963. He taught in the elementary and junior high schools in Oakridge, 1954-1963, and served as vice-principal and principal at the Oakridge junior-senior high school, 1963-1967.

Carter began working at LCC in 1967, first as a counselor and then as director of student activities, 1967-1970. He was dean of student services, 1970-1988, and served as interim president of LCC from 1988 until his retirement in 1990.

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