Salve Regina University is a university in Newport, Rhode Island. The college became co-educational in 1973 and added graduate programs in 1975. Recognizing changes in technology, the school added distance learning/extension programs in 1985. University status was achieved in 1991, changing the school name from Salve Regina College to Salve Regina University.
Lois attends her 20th year reunion at Salve Regina College in Partial Terms of Endearment. Peter is reluctant to attend at first, cautious about Lois running into old boyfriends. When Lois meets Naomi at their 20 year reunion, Peter is shocked and pleased when Lois admits they experimented sexually. When Naomi tells Lois she has a proposal to discuss later after the reunion, Peter assumes she is talking about three-way sexual intercourse.