Letter from the President

Welcome to Rivier University! This is an invitation to explore our online academic programs of distinction, the focus we place on creating a holistic experience with dialogue between students and professors, and our belief that Rivier students can change the world through service to their communities and professions.

Our mission, ‘transforming hearts and minds to serve the world,’ ensures that you will find a rich global experience both at Rivier and beyond. No matter where you’re located, our online programs follow the tradition of academic excellence that you expect from Rivier. Small class sizes, experienced faculty members and a concentration on positive career outcomes will help you reach your personal and professional goals.

I look forward to you becoming a part of our truly exciting community, where you can expect to develop an overall historical, cultural and global perspective, and ultimately add to countless contributions our graduates have made – and continue to make – in communities around the world.


Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM
President