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Charles Raymond Goeldner was business educator. L.R. Fairall scholar; Ford Foundation Marketing Research Workshop fellow; Martin Opperman Memorial award for lifetime contribution to tourism education International Society Travel and Tourism Educators, 2002.


Goeldner, Charles Raymond was born on March 21, 1932 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Leslie Raymond and Beulah (Bohrer) Goeldner.


Bachelor, State University Iowa, Iowa City, 1954. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, Iowa City, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, State University Iowa, Iowa City, 1961.


Assistant professor California State University, Northridge, 1959—1963, associate professor, 1963—1967. Professor marketing University Colorado, Boulder, 1967—2001. Retired, 2001

Director Bureau Business Research and Services, Northridge, California, 1963—1967.

Lecturer Graduate School Business University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1963—1966. Faculty University of California at Los Angeles, 1963, 65. Director business research division University Colorado, Boulder, 1967—1990, head marketing division, 1976—1979, associate dean College Business, 1985—1990, head marketing division, 1993—1997.



Trustee United States Travel Data Center, 1972-1994. With United States Army, 1954-1956. Fellow International Academy Hospitality Research.

Member International Academy Study Tourism (charter), Western Council Travel Research (1st vice chairman 1970-1971), Travel Research Association (president 1974), Association University Business and Economics Research (life, secretary-treasurer 1970-1973, vice president 1973-1974, president 1974-1975), American Academy Advertising, Institute Certified Travel Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (member academic county 1974-1990), American Marketing Association (reprints editor 1970-1973), Association Dirs. Doctoral Programs in Business (president 1990-1991), Society Travel and Tourism (Educators Achievement award 1990, Colorado Indiana Tourism Achievement award 1990), Travel and Tourism Research Association (president 1989-1991 Mountain States chapter), International Travel and Tourism Research Association (Achievement award 1992), Travel Indiana Association(award Hall of Leaders 1992), Western Marketing Educators Association (Marketing Educator of Year award 1994).


Married Jacquelyn Rae Anderson, December 31, 1954. Children: Jo Lynn, Bradley Allen, Deborah Kay.

Leslie Raymond Goeldner

Beulah (Bohrer) Goeldner

Jacquelyn Rae Anderson

Jo Lynn Goeldner

Bradley Allen Goeldner

Deborah Kay Goeldner