University Leadership

The administration of Rivier's academic, service, and business operations is overseen by a network of professionals dedicated to the spirit and mission of the Catholic University.

University Leadership

The central priority of the University’s leadership and administration is to serve students and provide an environment of academic excellence, student engagement, and professional preparation.


Members of the Corporation

  • Sister Helene Cote, pm, Chair ’73
  • Sister Theresa Gagne, pm ’74
  • Sister Marie Henault, pm ’72
  • Mrs. Mary Jane King
  • Mrs. Dianne Mercier
  • Ms. Martha O’Neill, Esq.
  • Mrs. Linda Robinson ’69/’79G/’94H
  • Sister Lorraine Trottier, pm ’65/70G

Rivier University Board of Trustees | 2019-2020

  • Mr. Bradley Kreick, Chair
  • The Honorable Joseph Laplante, Vice-Chair
  • Mr. Edward Dudley III ’00G, Treasurer
  • Ms. Talesha Saint-Marc, Esq., Secretary
  • Mr. William Barry III, Esq.
  • Mr. Robert Calamari Jr.
  • Mr. Michael Croatti ’09G
  • Mr. Aaron Dufoe ’97/’98G
  • Dr. Heather Feltmate
  • Mrs. Gerardine Ferlins
  • Mrs. Ana Hebra Flaster
  • Mr. Kevin Halloran
  • Mr. T.C. Liakos
  • Mr. K. Brian McLaughlin
  • Dr. Jahmal Mosley
  • Mr. Mark Mulcahy
  • Mrs. Mary Murphy ’04G
  • Sister Janice Perrault, pm ’66
  • Sister Jeanne Perreault, pm ’98H
  • Mr. Daniel Sauvageau ’95G
  • Mr. John Stebbins
  • Dr. Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis
  • Mrs. Sharon Tamposi ’91/’95G
  • Dr. Reginald Wilburn
  • Dr. Melissa Mei-Yen Wu
  • Mr. Leon P. Brassard, Trustee Emeritus
  • Mr. Samuel A. Tamposi, Jr., Trustee Emeritus

Past Presidents

  • Mother Marie St. Jeanne-de-Valois, Superior of the Congregation in North America, Honorary President, 1933-1940
  • Sister Madeleine of Jesus, Foundress, 1933-1946
  • Sister St. Pascal, pm, 1947-1953
  • Sister Marie-Carmella, pm, 1953-1955
  • Sister Adelard-Marie, pm, 1955-1957
  • Sister Clarice Dion, pm, 1957-1969
  • Sister Gloria Lemieux, pm, 1969-1973
  • Sister Doris Benoit, pm, 1973-1980
  • Sister Jeanne Perreault, pm, 1980-1997
  • Sister Lucille Thibodeau, pm, 1997-2001
  • Dr. William Farrell, 2001-2011