The Carnegie Foundation has elevated Villanova University’s Classification to the Doctoral Universities category from the Master’s Colleges and Universities category. This change is triggered by the number of PhDs that are awarded annually by Villanova, and indicates the University’s forward momentum as well as the strength of its academic programs and research in niche areas. read more
Villanova University has announced the creation of a new Institute for Women’s Leadership with a $5 million gift from Anne Welsh McNulty ’75 (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences), co-founder and managing partner of JBK Partners and former member of the Villanova Board of Trustees. This interdisciplinary institute recognizes the importance of advancing women as leaders on campus and in the world and solidifies Villanova’s commitment to cultivating leaders. read more
Villanova's Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community where students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others.