VITAL Minigrants

2017-2018 Minigrant Awardees:

P. Bernhardt, Mathematics & Statistics; M. Duran & W. Xu, Civil & Environmental Engineering; S. Havlik, Education & Counseling; B. Henderson, Geography & the Environment; Z. Huang, Civil & Environmental Engineering; M. Kelly, Economics; Emily Minbiole & S. Kassel, Chemistry; E. Musselman, Civil & Environmental Engineering; T. Oliver & BingBing Qi, College of Nursing; C. Percoco & K. Turpin, Romance Languages & Literatures; S. Strader, Geography & the Environment.
We congratulate the colleagues who have been received minigrant awards and wish them the best as they implement their teaching projects. 

Link: 2017-2018 grant projects

Grant Program Details

The purpose of these internal instructional grants is to support full-time Villanova faculty members in fostering advances in undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning at Villanova, implementing the teaching-learning sections of the University’s and Colleges’ strategic plans, and exploring the use of new instructional strategies.

Inquiries: Gabriele Bauer, Director at 9-5627 or e-mail

2017-2018 CALL FOR PROPOSALS (PDF) for reference only
Templates: Cover Page (.doc) and Budget Page (.doc)

Resources for Proposal Development

2017-2018 Grant awards: PDF
Past minigrant awards: Fall 2013 - Spring 2017 PDF

The Proposal Peer Review Form (PDF) may also serve as a guide.

VITAL Minigrant Review Committee Members

You may contact a member of the Minigrant Review Committee while developing your proposal.

  • Patricia Bradley, Nursing
  • Irene Kan, Psychology
  • Frank P. Maloney, Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • James C. O’Brien, Mechanical Engineering
  • Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Mathematics and Statistics
  • Raymond Taylor, Marketing and Business Law
  • Edward Wahesh, Education and Counseling

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