Goddard College Appoints New Advancement Officer

Plainfield, Vt. – Goddard College today announced the hiring of Lauren Geiger Moye as chief advancement officer at the iconic low-residency college.

“Lauren brings a remarkable performance history of driving institutional fundraising, and we are thrilled to have her join our leadership team,” said Goddard College President, Dr. Barbara Vacarr. “She has a clear passion for Goddard’s mission and is ready to roll up her sleeves and apply her expertise toward growing enrollment and development opportunities at Goddard.”

Geiger Moye has over 30 years of experience in development and public relations. Most recently, she served as vice president, New England West, at Demont Associates where she directed $1 million to $16 million capital fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients.

Prior to her work at Demont Associates, Geiger Moye was an executive director and senior producer for Kingdom County Productions located in Barnet, Vt. Geiger Moye directed the public relations and marketing and handled donor and sponsor-donor relations for this media arts and educational non-profit. Before moving to Vermont in 1991, Geiger Moye was a publicist at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. and at the New York Public Library.

“During our search process it was clear that Lauren was the ideal candidate to steer the college towards our development goals,” said Vacarr. “Her background in both fundraising and arts administration is a perfect fit.”

Geiger Moye holds a B.A. in English Literature from Middlebury College.

“I am thrilled to begin working with the Goddard community, where there are so many prominent and fascinating people who continue to demonstrate leadership and take responsible action in the world,” said Geiger Moye. “I believe in a relationship-centered approach to fundraising, and will work to match potential donors and their interests and passions to the needs of the college, so that Goddard can continue to foster individual growth and can advance its very wonderful mission and educational programs.”


Kevin Ellis, KSE Partners



Important Announcement

The Board of Directors for Goddard College have made the difficult decision to close the college at the end of the 2024 Spring term.  


Current Goddard students will have the opportunity to complete their degrees at the same tuition rate through a teach-out with like-minded institution, Prescott College. Updates and scholarship funds will be available in the coming weeks and months. Information will be posted to www.goddard.edu

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