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Weather Alert

Due to the impending storm and the State of Emergency recently declared by Gov. Murphy, all classes on the main campus and Kean Skylands are canceled beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. All classes also will be canceled tomorrow, Tuesday, October 26, and nonessential personnel should not report to campus. Kean Ocean students should visit the Ocean County College website for information regarding any class cancellations.

News Archive

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Kean Homecoming Draws Spirited Cougar Crowd

Kean University alumni, students, family and friends brought Cougar spirit to the Homecoming Carnival on Saturday, enjoying games, music and a beautiful fall day as the University celebrated a festive return to campus after a year of remote learning during the pandemic.
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Kean University Installs First Black President

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., was installed today as the 18th leader of the University in a campuswide ceremony attended by Kean faculty and students, state lawmakers, presidents of other colleges and universities across New Jersey, and family and friends.
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Kean Alumna Climbs Higher in Design

Four years ago, Tricia Cenit wasn’t sure she could afford college. Now, after receiving a scholarship at Kean, her designs are in The New York Times.
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Kean Dedicates Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology

Kean University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially dedicate The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology, and honor Distinguished Professor Emerita Dorothy Grant Hennings, Ed.D., and her husband, the late Professor George Hennings, Ed.D.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Kean University

Kean University kicked off #HispanicHeritageMonth with a proclamation read by Associate Vice President of Student Success and Retention Carlos E. Rodriguez, and cultural music by a live mariachi band.
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Kean COVID Memorial Ceremony Sights and Sounds

The Kean community came together at the Miron Student Center to remember the colleagues, family members and friends we have lost to COVID-19. The ceremony included choral performances, personal remembrances and a healing ritual at the Be The Change Memory Garden.
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New Uniforms Revealed for Kean Cougars

Kean Athletics has a fresh new look. Check out the new uniforms our fall sports teams are wearing.
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Kean Forges Education Partnership with New York Jets

Kean is teaming up with the New York Jets to create academic and career opportunities for students, becoming an Official Education Partner of the NFL team.
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Kean Appoints Nationally Recognized Communication Scholar as Top Academic Leader

David S. Birdsell, Ph.D., a veteran higher education leader and esteemed political communication scholar, will serve as the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs following a comprehensive national search focused on fostering student and faculty success.
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Kean University Commencement Behind the Scenes

Find out what it takes to plan and execute 10 commencement ceremonies, over four days, during one pandemic.