August 2016

Community Work Day – May 5, 2016

Goddard’s Annual Community Work Day, where the staff and administrators get outside and get their hands dirty helping to maintain and improve our historical Plainfield, Vermont campus, this year included the creation of a stone path between the maze and the Manor. Click on the arrows below to view all photos.

March 2016

Three new Trustees join Goddard board

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Goddard College’s Board of Trustees welcomed three new members at its March meeting. Retired professor and researcher Dr. Christopher W. Lovell; writer, empath and conscious channel Paul Selig; and nonprofit executive and former chief nursing officer Dr. Gloria J. Willingham-Touré join 14 continuing members of the College’s governing board. Christopher W. Lovell, […]

December 2015

Jill Mattuck Tarule Elected Chair of Goddard Board

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – The Goddard College Board of Trustees elected Goddard alumna and longtime trustee Jill Mattuck Tarule as its new chair. Jill Mattuck Tarule is a University of Vermont Professor Emerita and, as dean of the College of Education and Social Services, was one of the university’s longest serving deans. Tarule is the recipient […]

September 2015

Goddard, groSolar Sign Net Metering Agreement for Solar Power

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – September 25, 2015 – Goddard College and groSolar jointly announced today that groSolar is developing a solar project to provide power to the Vermont school. The 500-kilowatt project is expected to offset about 68 percent of the College’s total electricity load with solar energy. “I am pleased to take this significant step […]

July 2015

2014-2015 Fundraising Report

We are grateful to the alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and foundations who continue to show their support with gifts, sponsorships, grants and in-kind service. In the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015, the College raised $355,638.74. Your contributions to the College supports scholarships and grants to students who would otherwise not have access to […]

Goddard Announces the Appointment of New Chief Academic Officer

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Goddard College President Robert P. Kenny today announced the appointment of Lewis Jones, Ph.D., as the Chief Academic Officer and Academic Dean of the College. Jones joins the College on September 14. “We are extremely happy that Dr. Jones has agreed to assume this pivotal role at Goddard College,” President Kenny said. […]

Goddard community urged to ‘confront racism in every corner of our lives’

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – The Goddard College Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution declaring their support for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where nine people were killed in a racially motivated mass shooting. The Board motion, which was adopted at the Board’s June 27 meeting, reads: Consistent with the values of the College, the […]

April 2015

Woodchip Heating System Update

Plans are underway to replace 22 oil-powered boilers that use 50,000 gallons of dirty, unpredictably priced oil, with a campus heating system that will burn woodchips, a sustainable logging by-product. This will reduce our campus’s reliance on oil by 90% putting the college closer to its commitment to carbon neutrality by 2020. Goddard has dedicated […]

December 2013

12/23/13 Update on Presidential Transition

The Board of Trustees has nearly completed the hiring process for Interim President.  Candidates were interviewed and met with interested members of the community over the last two weeks. We appreciate all of the comments that we have received and we will make an announcement about our selection as soon as possible. As the selection […]

July 2013

Joint Statement Regarding Presidential Transition

Dr. Barbara Vacarr, President of Goddard of College, and the Goddard Board of Trustees announced on Thursday, July 25, 2013, that Dr. Vacarr will be stepping down as President at the end of the 2013 calendar year.  Dr. Vacarr joined the College in 2010 after a distinguished career as a leader in developing innovative programs […]