Robert Kenny

Vision 2019: Goddard in the New Era

Introduction The Goddard community holds a strong sense of the purposes and values, which are the essence of the College and a Goddard education. The College’s ability to realize those high ideals has been frustrated by decreasing enrollment and the challenge of operating with inadequate resources. Despite the efforts of all Goddard employees, we have […]

A Message on Executive Order on Immigration

To the Goddard Community: Goddard is of the world, not separate from the world, so what issues from the White House affects our students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends. The President signed an executive order declaring a 90-day ban on entry into the United States by citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations. This order fundamentally contradicts […]

President Kenny: ‘Our unequivocal support to all members of our community’

Since the Presidential Election in November, there has been heightened concern from the Goddard community and from campuses across the country about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students and others without legal U.S. residency status. Issued by President Obama in 2012, DACA is an executive order that affords many undocumented young people two years […]

Community Message About the 2016 Election

I know that members of our community have differing political and social views. On Tuesday, November 8th, votes were cast in our national election, and, in January, the United States will have a new president. No matter our feelings about this it will happen and we will be affected by it. I realize that some […]