Rivier University is named in honor of Blessed Anne Marie Rivier, foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. Upon founding the order, she proclaimed that “My Daughters will One Day Cross the Seas.” Today, The Sisters of the Presentation of Mary are found all over the world.
Pictured: Sr. Lorraine Arsenault, p.m., Archivist, displays a silkscreen depicting all the countries in which the Sisters are present.
The Rivier University Archives is charged with the mandate to acquire, preserve, and make available for administrative, reference and research use all non-current, inactive records created or received by every department of the university that are adjudged to be of sufficient value to warrant their permanent preservation.
It is also the mission of the Rivier University Archives to make available documents and materials to interested and qualified researchers.
The University Archives serve as a collective historical memory, a source of valuable information of the Rivier University Community.
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