Karen Cooper
Vice President for University Advancement

Karen C headshotVice President for University Advancement Karen Cooper oversees development, alumni relations, marketing and advertising, publications, internal and external communications, and the University website. As a member of the University’s senior leadership team, she works with the administration, faculty, and staff to develop integrated marketing and development strategies. Karen serves as a Board Director for the Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce and recently completed a term as Chairman of the Board. She serves on the Chamber’s Executive Committee and leads the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee. She was recently named to the list of the ‘Next 20’ Leaders to impact Nashua’s future by The Telegraph. She is a past board member for the Gateway Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Academy of Notre Dame in Tyngsboro, MA, and a former chair of Nashua’s Young Professionals Network. Karen is a graduate of Merrimack College in North Andover, MA with a degree in English and Psychology. She earned her M.B.A. with a marketing concentration from Rivier in 2003

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Overview

Established in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier University is a Catholic, co-educational institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional courses of study. One of the most affordable private institutions in the region, Rivier is proud of its strong academic programs, close-knit community, and commitment to service.