College History

Landmark College (est. 1983) has a unique and vibrant history that can be traced from its roots in Prides Crossing, MA to its current scenic location in Putney, VT where it first opened its doors to students in 1985.

Dr. Charles Founder, Dr. Charles "Chad" Drake: Landmark College's origins




Windham College (1951-1978): How Landmark came to occupy the former Windham campus




James Olivier, 1st presidentEarliest years: Pioneering an entirely new postsecondary vision




Dr. Gene Cesari, 2nd presidentThe vision evolves: Fine Arts, growth, and development






Dr. Lynda Katz, 3rd presidentThe vision matures: Completing the campus and creating a research institute





Dr. Peter A. Eden, PresidentThe vision renews: STEM and a new beginning