To Enter the Pantheon of Great Catholic Colleges, Villanova Stretches for $600-Million

Jim McWilliams, Villanova U.

The Rev. Peter M. Donohue, president of Villanova U., was the first male in his Irish immigrant family to go to college (Villanova 1975). A new fund-raising campaign will bring money for scholarships, helping students like him.
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Michael J. O'Neill's life might be less stressful today if not for a brief gate delay three years ago on the tarmac at Denver International Airport.

As Villanova University's vice president for university advancement, Mr. O'Neill had just spent a...

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