Office of the President

Father Peter On Campus

Welcome to Villanova University!

Villanova University is a Catholic university founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine. At Villanova, the educational experience is rooted in a passionate, collaborative pursuit of knowledge and service to others. This commitment to the Augustinian ideals of Veritas, Unitas, CaritasTruth, Unity, Love – serves as a living embodiment of the University’s mission and creates exciting opportunities for learning, growth and personal development.

Villanova is committed to providing a challenging educational experience which prepares graduates for successful careers and rewarding lives. Whatever your interest, I encourage you to explore our website and learn more about our campus, our people and the exciting programs Villanova offers.



Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD
University President

 President's Report 2016-2017


Strategic Planning Process

Villanova Strategic Plan