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.
BFA in Creative Writing Program Director Janet Sylvester discusses the only low-residency undergraduate creative writing program of its kind.
Peter Liveright was one of the first two graduates of Goddard College's four year residential undergraduate program in 1943. During his graduation Royce "Tim" Pitkin referred to him as the school’... more
150 Years, Goddard History
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This was filmed by Jesse's family and friends on April 3, 2011, when Jesse graduated with her BA in Individualized Studies form Goddard College in Plainfield, VT.
Matt graduated from Goddard's Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability program in the fall of 2012. He is the Founder and Executive Director of Long Way Home, Inc., a 501(c)(3) that uses sustainable... more