Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM

President, Rivier University



Sister Paula Marie Buley, an Immaculata University graduate who earned her Ed.D in Higher Education from the University of Pennsylvania, currently serves as the president of Rivier University in Nashua, NH. She is also a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Prior to joining Rivier University in 2012, Sister Paula served in many senior roles at Anna Maria College, Mount St. Mary University, Immaculata University and is the former Executive Vice President of Administration at Seton Hall University. She also holds an MBA from Villanova University and an MALS in Catholic Studies form Georgetown University.

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