Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, was named dean of the Villanova School of Business this past summer. She recently sat down for an interview with Ruth Hammond of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Click on the “Read More” link below to watch Dean Russell’s interview—during which she spoke on a multitude of topics including the value of ethics training for business students and female representation in business education.
Villanova Theatre proudly presents the U.S. premiere of Stacey Gregg's imaginative and innovative play Lagan, directed by Villanova alumna Kathryn MacMillan ('01). Set in post-Troubles Belfast, Lagan transcends time and place in its exploration of history, legacy, and the impact of war. In a poetic and rhythmic collage of voices, ten lives act as tributaries feeding into a single river -- the Lagan, which flows through Northern Ireland and its capital city. Lagan will flow through Villanova Theatre February 7-19, 2017. read more
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University has appointed Paul C. Rosier, PhD, a professor of History at Villanova, as the first holder of the Mary M. Birle Chair in American History. The Chair is designed to support a nationally recognized scholar and highly-regarded teacher, enhancing the scholarly reputation of the department, college and university, as well as advancing the education of Villanova history students, both undergraduate and graduate. read more
Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Joseph V. Topper Jr., retired president and CEO of CrossAmerica Partners LLP, as its chairperson. The University also announced the election of Justin G. Gmelich as vice chair of the Board of Trustees and Nance K. Dicciani as secretary of the Board of Trustees. In addition, one new board member, Kerry Kittles, was elected to Villanova’s 34-member Board of Trustees, effective Jan. 1. read more
This month marks the 175th anniversary of the founding of Villanova University and to commemorate this historic milestone, the University will host a celebration with events that span the 2017 calendar year. read more
The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among the top schools in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Online Graduate Business Programs ranking, earning the #4 rank. In addition to achieving #4 overall, VSB was also ranked #3 for Student Services and Technology, and #4 for Student Engagement. VSB’s consistently strong performance in this ranking validates the school’s ability to deliver a high-quality learning experience for students regardless of the mode of delivery. read more
Villanova University selected noted Irish playwright and scholar Owen McCafferty as the 2017 Charles A. Heimbold Jr. Chair of Irish Studies in its College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The visiting writer-in-residence program offers Irish Studies students the enriching experience of a close classroom experience with one of Ireland’s finest playwrights. read more
The Center for Church Management and Business Ethics in the Villanova School of Business (VSB) at Villanova University was selected to receive a $750,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment to develop programming to advance priests' financial literacy. The Center provides programming to help church leaders be stewards of their resources, respond to the economic needs of their parish and use their facilities effectively, thus building a stronger church. read more