The Goddard College of today took shape in earnest in 1938, when a group of educators led by Royce “Tim” Pitkin proposed a Vermont “College for Living” to be located on a Plainfield sheep farm purchased from the Martin family. This new college would provide the environment for students and faculty together to build a […]
James “SoSoon” Gantt graduated from Goddard College Individualized Bachelor of Arts in 2015. He is a hip hop artist-intellectual-activist-speaker. James’ work combines skillful MC lyricism with a critical, yet compassionate, commentary on the world as it is and as he believes it could be. You can find out more about him and his music here […]
Afro-Cuban singer and international recording artist Bobi Céspedes interviewed by Renée Almatierra for Goddard College. Find out more about Goddard’s unique bilingual education program based in Seattle Washington
The Alternative Media Conference took place at Goddard College from June 17th through June 20 in 1970. The original Alternative Media Conference brought over 1,700 innovative FM radio DJs, a new breed of record company promoters, underground newspaper reporters, Freak Brothers cartoonist Gilbert Shelton, Baba Ram Dass, Rolling Stone photographer Robert Altman, 60s radical Jerry […]
This slideshow, created using audio and photographs from the Goddard College Archives, documents the early history of the College. The audio consists of excerpts from a talk Goddard’s founding president, Royce “Tim” Pitkin, gave in 1973. The talk was called, “The Ideas Upon Which Goddard Was Founded.”
Goddard College Inauguration of Dr. Barbara Vacarr: Kris Gruen
Doug North interviews Evalyn Bates, circa 1988. The Adult Degree Program (ADP) was created by Evalyn Bates, the Assistant to the President, and adopted by the faculty in 1963. It was the first low-residency adult education program in the country and forms the basis for Goddard’s current low-residency model.