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.
Susan Oakes talks about how her experiences at Goddard helped her shape and design a new program for her educational nonprofit the Center for Ecological Living and Learning.
Dustin Byerly talks about why he came to Goddard as both a student and then as an employee. Join Dustin in giving to Goddard College at goddard.edu/giving
Ruth Deming called in to the Goddard Storyphone to share her memories of coming of age at Goddard College in the 1960s. During her time at Goddard she met and hung out with artists, poets, and... more
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Dr. Robert "Bob" Belenky looks back on his time at the college where he was a founding dean of Goddard College’s Master of Arts in Individualized Studies degree program.