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:

Paula Randazza, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Chair of BAT
Pam Graesser, Director of Counseling
Joe McDonald, Director of Public Safety and Security
Regina Shearer, Associate Vice President for Student Success
Marie Cloutier, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Darcy Murphy, Coordinator for Disability Services
Mary Jane Silvia, Director of Campus Ministry
Rose Dougherty, Director of Health Services (for Resident Students)

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