VITAL programs offer a variety of opportunities for Villanova faculty:

  • to apply for grants to improve their students' learning
  • to share instructional strategies and exchange ideas with each other
  • to get together with faculty members in different disciplines from across the University.

In addition, workshops on various teaching-related topics are offered. Information about the regularly offered programs may be found below. Announcements of other programs will be found on this site, "events" section as they are scheduled.

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Program - Link to 2016 AGENDA

Academic Resources, Course and Teacher Surveys (CATS) - C. Wheeland, Vice Provost for Academics, Office of the Provost
Essential Information, Office of the Registrar
Link to recording of August 2014 orientation program (YouTube)

The program occurs every August and January in the week prior to the beginning of classes. It is designed to support adjunct faculty members in their instructional role and familiarize them with instructional policies and resources. The orientation provides a collegial forum for discussion with colleagues.

Our Address

Vasey Hall, Room 106
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.5627

VITAL Services
VITAL Programs
materials and library
Food for Thought Discussions
VITALINKS Online Resources
VITAL Minigrants
Teaching and Learning Strategies