Vitamaria Papa joined the Notre Dame team in August 2021 as Assistant Rector at the Notre Dame Villa.
While working as Assistant Rector, she began supporting the Gateway both with administration and visa processing, as well as residential life.
Vitamaria was appointed Assistant to the Director of Finance and Operations in August 2021. Her responsibilities include assisting with immigration procedures, purchasing, accounting procedures, mandatory communications with local authorities and academic activities. Vitamaria Papa graduated from Sapienza University of Rome in 2021 with a degree in Oriental Languages and Culture, majoring in Japanese Literature. As part of her university studies, she also studied Chinese, Korean, and English.