Faculty Highlights: David Gould

David Gould, Chaplain

Q: What are your degrees?

A: BA from Dickinson College, MA from Iliff School of Theology (University of Denver)


Q: What is special about Canterbury?

A: It is a very friendly place. I am impressed with how the students have welcomed me as a new person. I love the wide array of clubs that are offered by faculty. The students are involved in a lot for a small school!


Q: Look into your crystal ball. How do you see the landscape of education changing?

A: I see education continuing to focus on developing collaborative problem-solving skills, while the process of learning becomes much more accessible through technology. That means that teachers need to be skilled with social/emotional learning along with helping students develop collaborative problem-solving skills.


Q: With which historical figure do you most identify?

A: I'm a huge fan of Leonardo Da Vinci.


Q: What is your greatest extravagance?

A: Chocolate and music


Q: Which word or phrase do you most overuse? 

A: Plethora


Q: Which talent would you most like to have?

A: Play a musical instrument and speak a foreign language (it's a tie).


Q: Who is your hero?

A: My mom


Q: What do you most value in your friends?

A: Humor


Q: What is your motto?

A: Bidden or not bidden, God is present.