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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.

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Kean University History Professor Dennis Klein teaches a class at Kean's Union campus.

History Professor Honored with 16 Over 61 Award

History Professor Dennis Klein, Ph.D., has received a 16 Over 61 Award for age-defying contributions and his “creativity, leadership and initiative.” The honor was awarded jointly by the Forward and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s Wechsler Center for Modern Aging.
Michael Graves College Architecture Senior Marquis Major

Architecture Student Named National Rising Black Designer

A Kean University architecture student has received a prestigious national scholarship for young Black designers for his creative vision and outstanding design.
Kean Lecturer Carey H. Brown

Kean Faculty Member Re-elected to State Post

Kean University Lecturer Carey H. Brown has been re-elected to the New Jersey Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Board of Trustees as State Worker Representative.
Hyde and Seek Cat Cafe won a design award.

Kean Interior Design Graduates Receive Top Awards

Two Kean interior design graduates from the Class of 2021 were recently honored by the New Jersey American Society of Interior Design for design excellence in their work.
Barbara George Johnson

President Biden Nominates Kean VP to Federal Education Foundation Board

President Biden has nominated Barbara George Johnson, vice president of external affairs and urban policy and research at Kean University, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. 
Students tour Kean on the first day of Kean Scholar Academy

Kean Scholar Academy Inaugural Class Arrives on Campus

High school freshmen from 11 New Jersey school districts arrived at Kean University this week to kick off the Kean Scholar Academy, a new dual-enrollment initiative that prepares selected high school students for future academic success and allows them to start earning college credits as early as
Kean Hall at Kean University

Kean Keeps Tuition, Fees Unchanged for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Kean students will not see an increase in their tuition and fees in the coming academic year, following a Board of Trustees vote on June 21 that reaffirms Kean’s commitment to offering an accessible world-class education amid the challenges posed by COVID-19.
A man operates a drone outside a brick building on the Kean Skylands campus.

Interactive Learning at Kean’s Pre-College Summer Programs

UNION, N.J. — Kean University is offering interactive pre-college programs this summer for high school students interested in environmental science, social activism and theatre.
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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.
Buildings at Wenzhou-Kean University in China

Virtual International Internships Give Kean Students World View During Pandemic

A virtual international internship program created during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue at Kean University and Wenzhou-Kean University in China, allowing students to work halfway around the world as interns on each other’s campuses.