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July 14, 2014

Rivier University President joins NH Charitable Foundation Board of Directors

Photo: Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President
 July 7, 2014 – Rivier University’s president, Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, was welcomed onto the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Board of Directors last week. Buley, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, joined Rivier University in 2012, after serving in senior roles at several Catholic colleges and universities, and is the former Executive Vice President of Administration at Seton Hall University.

“As New Hampshire’s largest provider of unrestricted scholarships in the state, we are excited to have Sister Paula’s added perspective on higher education,” shared Richard Ober, president and CEO of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Annually, the Foundation awards nearly 5,000 grants and scholarships totaling $30 million.

Among her many community and professional commitments, Buley currently serves as a director for Catholic Charities of New Hampshire and St. Joseph Hospital. She is also a member of the New Hampshire Higher Education Commission and a New Hampshire College and University Council executive committee member.

The Charitable Foundation’s 14-member Board of Directors features leaders with substantial experience and accomplishments in business, the public sector and the nonprofit sector in New Hampshire.


Founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier University is a Catholic institution recognized for distinctive academic programs, offering many of the region’s leading programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. With Nashua as our home and the world as our classroom, the Rivier experience ensures that students develop leadership skills as well as an awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures in New England and around the world.  

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