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.
This was filmed by Jesse's family and friends on April 3, 2011, when Jesse graduated with her BA in Individualized Studies form Goddard College in Plainfield, VT.
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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... more
I extend my greetings and warm welcome to all the village that is in this room ‐‐ Goddard past, present and future. Before I present this award to Peter Schumann, I want to especially welcome and... more