Robert Mattuck, Goddard College Faculty, 1939-1989
Robert came to Goddard in 1939 and taught philosophy, literature, film and theatre fore 50 years. He also created an innovative counseling program which he would teach to faculty and staff. This is the heart of today's current advisor model. Robert also organized many of the educational conferences over the years. He retired in 1989 and received an honorary doctorate from Goddard in 1995.
In this interview Robert told the story of how he came to work at Goddard. He also discusses at length the challenges that the faculty faced as they set out to establish and grow an alternative educational institution in rural Vermont.
Goddard College President Barbara Vacarr discusses the future of higher education and Goddard's role as a paradigm changer.
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Students & Alumni, MFA in Creative Writing
Guest Speaker: Frances Moore Lappé
: Goddard College, Plainfield, VT - March 5th, 2012. Frances Moore Lappé is a nationally-known speaker on issues related to environmental sustainability and... more
On March 10th, 2012, more than 250 people from all walks of life gathered at Goddard College's Vermont campus to discuss the role of higher education in student protest, the core values of OWS and... more