Student Life

Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT)

Recent tragedies on college campuses have received national attention.  At Rivier University, the health, safety, and well-being of each student is at the forefront of our daily work. In an effort to maintain a learning community that is free from disruptive behavior both in and out of the classroom, the University has created a Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) made up of staff members who address concerning and disruptive behaviors as well as threats to self and others.

If you wish to speak with someone about a concern, just contact a member of the team or send an e-mail to

Members of this team are:

Tiffany Considine, Director of Counseling and Wellness
Kerrie Dahl,  Assistant Director of Academic and Career Advising
Richard McDonald, Director, Public Safety
Darcy Murphy, Director of Disability Services
Kristin Nelson, Director of Campus Ministry
Paula Randazza, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Chair of BAT
Regina Shearer, Associate Vice President for Learning Effectiveness