Carolyn Defant

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Carolyn Defant

Villanova University
Associate Director of Admission
 
Carolyn Defant serves as an Associate Director of Admission at Villanova University. Shortly after her graduation from Villanova in 1992 with a dual degree in French Language and Literature and Education, she returned to Villanova’s Office of University Admission and has been with her alma mater for eighteen years. In addition to the review of undergraduate applications, recruitment travel in the Mid-Atlantic States and her senior role on the Admission Committee, Carolyn also coordinates the marketing campaign which includes all printed and electronic communication for prospective and accepted students and the Admission website. Additionally, outside of the office, Carolyn spends time counseling at-risk students about higher education, educating students and their families about navigating the admission process, and providing tips for how to write an effective application essay.
 
Carolyn lives with her h usband, Tom, in Glenmoore with their two sons. Michael attends Springton Manor Elementary School, and Thomas attends the STEM Academy .