Director and Academic Dean
Office Location: San Ignacio Hall, 3rd Floor
Paul Vita, Ph.D.
|Dr. Vita, as director and academic dean, oversees SLU's Madrid campus, where students pursue a complete range of undergraduate careers in the arts, business, communication, engineering, the health sciences, international relations, and the natural sciences. The campus also offers courses master's degree, including its distinguished program in Spanish. The Madrid campus is recognized by Spain's higher education authority as an official foreign university, the first U.S. institution ever so recognized. Dr. Vita also serves as a professor in SLU-Madrid's English Department. He received a B.A. in English from Yale University and a M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in English from Columbia University. He joined the Madrid Campus faculty in 1999.|