Matthew J. Ryan Center
Welcome to The Matthew J. Ryan Center! The Ryan Center is dedicated to supporting honest, open, and rigorous discussion about free institutions and the public good. We provide opportunities to Villanova’s students, faculty, staff, as well as the larger community for reflection, conversation, and fellowship tied to a common interest in finding and pursuing the good in society.
We bring public debates on important topics to Villanova's campus.
We sponsor fellowships and other programming for Villanova students
We sponsor major lectures by scholars and other experts
The Center offers opportunities for Villanova's faculty and staff.
Free Speech on Campus
We are dedicating to providing a place for open and free discussion of important ideas.
For Alumni & Friends
The Ryan Society welcomes Ryan Center Alumni and others who support our mission