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Video: Hear from the Decision Makers

The Human Rights Institute at Kean honors Repollet as an Outstanding Human Rights Educator in 2018.

Biography of Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., was selected as the 18th leader of Kean University by the Kean Board of Trustees on May 11, 2020 following a comprehensive national search. He will succeed Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., who has served in the role since 2003.
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A Message from Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Dear Kean Community, I am tremendously proud and excited to assume the role of president of Kean University, an institution whose mission has been close to my heart for more than 20 years. 
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Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., Named President of Kean University

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., the New Jersey Commissioner of Education and a Kean alumnus, will become the 18th leader of Kean University. The Board of Trustees announced the appointment on Monday, May 11, following a unanimous vote in support of the thoughtful and charismatic educator.
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Hear from the Decision Makers

VIDEO: Members of the Kean University Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees take us through the process that led to alumnus Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., being appointed the next president of the University. 
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Kean University Joins Statewide Initiative to Bring New Jersey College Students Home

Kean University has joined nine other New Jersey public universities and colleges in issuing a call for the 120,000 state residents who attend higher education institutions out of state to transfer to a New Jersey school and help rebuild the state as a part of a new Scholar Corps program.
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Virtual Research Days 2020

Thousands Take Part in Kean’s Virtual Research Days

More than 1,700 Kean students shared their research in fields ranging from biology to business as the University’s annual Research Days conference became a virtual experience amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Hennings Research: State-of-the-Art Labs

VIDEO: Hennings Research, an addition that will open in Fall 2020, provides state-of-the-art labs for students in The Dorothy and George Hennings College of Science, Mathematics and Technology. The labs will expand research opportunities for students who also can conduct fieldwork in the distinct environments of Kean USA's three campuses — Kean Union, Kean Ocean and Kean Skylands. 
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Kean Community: We Miss You

VIDEO: Kean's academic programs and dedication to community service continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the campus is quiet, and we look forward to our students' return when the time is right. Take a look. #CougarsClimbHigher
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Three Kean Online Programs Ranked Top 20 Nationally

Three Kean Online bachelor’s degree programs – criminal justice, human resources management, and accounting – are ranked among the top 20 in the United States for providing the best value based on affordability and alumni salaries in the latest rankings by the Guide to Online Schools.