Jill Mattuck Tarule

Chair, Board of Trustees


Jill Mattuck Tarule is a professor in the Leadership and Developmental Sciences department at the University of Vermont. She grew up at Goddard — her parents, Robert and Corinne, arrived during a snow storm in 1938 and stayed as faculty for the next 50 years. Jill graduated from Goddard, taught at Goddard, was a dean at Goddard, and is married to a retired Goddard faculty member. She has also been a faculty member, associate provost, and dean, among other roles, at Lesley College (now University) and at UVM. Her publications include co-authoring Women’s Ways of Knowing: the Development of Self, Voice and Mind; co-editor of Knowledge, Difference and Power: Essays Inspired by Women’s Ways of Knowing; and The Minority Voice in Educational Reform, An Analysis by Minority and Women College of Education Deans. Among the awards she’s received, three capture what have been her abiding concerns and commitments: the Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education, the Gender Equity Architect Award from the American Association of College of Teacher Education, and the Jackie M. Gribbons Leadership Award from the Vermont Women in Higher Education.


EdD in Counseling Psychology/Guidance, Harvard Graduate School of Education
MEd in Guidance, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BA, Goddard College