Jane Piercy is director of development and external relations for Texas Tech University's College
of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. In 2013, Piercy was presented a National
Agricultural Alumni and Development Association's Monumental Achievement Award at
the group's national conference in Washington, D.C. Program officials noted that the
association's monumental achievement award honors programs and events, “created by
outside-the-box thinkers who have left a permanent, positive impression on their campus
or community by shaping the future, facing the challenges and leading the change.”
Prior to joining the CASNR staff in 2008, Piercy served as director of development
for the Texas Tech library and earlier president of Association of Fund-Raising Professionals.
She was also executive director of the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the South
Plains, Inc. and earlier served as victim/witness coordinator with the Lubbock County
Criminal District Attorney's Office. The Texline native received her bachelor's degree
in psychology from Texas Tech.