Evalyn Bates, Founder of the Adult Degree Program at Goddard College
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.
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