Rivier Academic Goals

  1. Develop Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World through study in
  2. Develop Intellectual and Practical Skills, including
  3. Develop Personal and Social Responsibility, including
  4. Engage in Integrative and Applied Learning, including The synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies
  5. Foster a Sense of the Sacred and of the Dignity of the Human Person, particularly as expressed through the Catholic Tradition, including

These goals are modified from the Essential Learning Outcomes that resulted from a multiyear dialogue with hundreds of colleges and universities through project LEAP (Liberal Education and America's Promise) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.