Goodearl to retire as Marvelwood head

Arthur Goodearl is leaving after seven years as head of Marvelwood School. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

The head of the Marvelwood School in Kent, Arthur Goodearl, announced last week that he will retire at the end of this summer. He is 71 and has been head of school for seven years.

Goodearl has been a well-loved presence on the Skiff Mountain campus. He leaves at a time when the school’s finances are in good enough shape to allow for a major renovation of all the dormitories, which were built in the early 1960s.

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