MFA in Creative Writing Program

Personal Statement

Art Chickering’s contributions to higher education are almost too numerous to include here. He was the Coordinator of Evaluation for the Ford Foundation Experiment in College Curriculum Organization at Goddard College and a faculty member at Goddard from 1959-1965.

He continued to work in higher education, has received numerous honorary awards, degrees and distinctions from Lourdes College, University of New Hampshire, International Council for Innovation in Higher Education, American College Personnel Association, Council of Adult and Experiential Learning, Empire State College, Council for Independent Colleges, and more.

He has published in many academic journals and authored several books on higher education. He was Special Assistant to the Goddard Presidents Mark Schulman and Barbara Vacarr, and has been an active and loyal support of Goddard College for many years. Art also graduated from Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing program in 2013.