Skip to main content

Health & Safety Information

Remote work and classes will continue through Sunday, January 30, 2022. All student services will remain accessible both remotely and in person, and athletics, theatre and most other events will continue as planned. For more information, view the university's health and safety protocols. Visit the  Winter 2022 Student Services Guide for information about student support services and campus activities available during the remote period.

News Archive

The book cover of The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

‘Common Read’ Puts Kean Students on the Same Page

Kean's first-year students will all be reading the same book this semester, "The Poet X" by Elizabeth Acevedo, as the University institutes its inaugural Common Read to build community and recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.
Kean Hall 1

Two Kean Administrators Named to National Leadership Academy

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has selected two Kean University administrators as members of its Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo this fall.
The Unity Cafe on Kean University's Union campus.

Kean Introduces Meal Plans for Faculty and Staff

Kean University faculty and staff now have access to two meal plan options, providing low-cost meals as well as “Flex Dollars,” to use at a variety of eateries on and off campus using their Kean ID cards.
Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett

Kean Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Knowledge Bennett

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett, Kean’s inaugural artist-in-residence, opened a multimedia exhibition of his latest work, entitled "Pieces of a Man," at galleries spanning the campus. The exhibition will run through December 17.
Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., in the CLIA Covid lab at Kean University

Summer Fellowship Program Raises University’s Research Profile

Twenty faculty projects were awarded funding through the new Summer Research Fellowship Program, which was created to expand research activities at Kean and advance the University’s goal of becoming an R-2 research institution.
Kean President Lamont O. Repollet gives his Opening Day Address at Wilkins Theatre

President Repollet Welcomes University Back on Opening Day

After a year marked by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., welcomed the Kean community back to campus, telling a live audience at his Opening Day Address at Wilkins Theatre that Kean is “bigger and better than we left it.”
video-1 Created with Sketch.

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.
Kean University Provost and Vice President Jeffrey H. Toney

Kean Senior VP Jeff Toney Awarded Top Science Research Honor

Kean Senior Vice President for Research Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of Sigma Xi, the prestigious Scientific Research Honor Society. He is one of 15 members selected for the 2021 cohort for “exceptional contributions” to society and scientific enterprise.
Kean welcomes a new dean to the College of Education.

Dean of Education Chosen for National Fellowship on Teacher Preparation

Kean’s Dean of the College of Education, Barbara R. Ridener, Ph.D., has been named an Impact Academy fellow by Deans for Impact, a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure every child is taught by a well-prepared teacher.
The Unity Cafe has opened in Kean's Cougar Hall

New Cafe Opens as Students Return to Kean’s Union Campus

There’s a new place to dine on campus at Kean. Unity Cafe, a casual dining spot that sells fresh salads, panini sandwiches, baked goods made on site and more, opened on the ground floor of Cougar Hall.