Robert Mattuck, Goddard College Faculty, 1939-1989
Robert came to Goddard in 1939 and taught philosophy, literature, film and theatre fore 50 years. He also created an innovative counseling program which he would teach to faculty and staff. This is the heart of today's current advisor model. Robert also organized many of the educational conferences over the years. He retired in 1989 and received an honorary doctorate from Goddard in 1995.
In this interview Robert told the story of how he came to work at Goddard. He also discusses at length the challenges that the faculty faced as they set out to establish and grow an alternative educational institution in rural Vermont.
Goddard College is featured in Part Four of Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie, a six-part collaborative documentary... more
Alum AJ Russo (BA '88-'89) is working on "Wounds of Waziristan" with director is Madiha Tahir, an indie journalist based out of NYC and raised between Pakistan and NJ.
MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts faculty member D. Sabela Grimes in "Drivin' up Western . . . Dibiase's Skullcrack freakin' through the stereo . . . PULL OVER!!! CAN'T DRIVE, MUST DANCE!"
MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts
This video is an excerpt from a 1988 oral history session with John Hall, former Director of Admissions and former President, 1976-80. In it, John discusses his reasons for coming to Goddard, his... more