Did you know?

  • the Class of 2014 has 97% employment and graduate school placement for both Liberal Arts and Sciences 

  • CLAS has 14 Fulbright Scholarship winners for 2014-2015 

  • Each of Villanova's three Rhodes Scholars, including Jessica Wamala '13, have been from CLAS




Student Spotlight

Shondelle Weekes
Shondelle Weekes '16

Senior Shondelle Weekes ’16 CLAS (Economics) entered the corporate world this summer as a Business Operations intern at Comcast. She supported the operations team by maintaining adequate inventory in their warehouses and was also charged with updating and communicating financial and inventory reports. Shondelle previously worked as the Community Liaison for Villanova’s School of Business’ Youth Entrepreneurship Program.

Faculty Focus

William Desmond, PhD
William Desmond, PhD

William Desmond, PhD, the David R. Cook Chair in Philosophy, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature from Maynooth University in Ireland for his contribution to scholarship and philosophy on the international stage. Dr. Desmond is an internationally acclaimed philosopher whose work is primarily in metaphysics, aesthetics and the philosophy of religion. He has authored 12 books and holds a Doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.  Dr. Desmond has also held visiting professor positions across the world in China, Egypt, Ireland and Belgium.