The New Jersey Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, or “AFP-NJ”, recently held its 2020 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

The New Jersey Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, or “AFP-NJ”, recently held its 2020 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course, which was presented in a virtual format spanning three days between Wednesday, July 29, 2020 and Friday, July 31, 2020. Bill Miller, CEO of the Kean University Foundation, was invited to join the event’s faculty and presented the course’s opening module entitled “Overview of Fundraising”. Bill facilitated the presentation, during which he provided an overview of fundraising concepts and the importance of philanthropy, as well as the subsequent, interactive discussion among participants following the presentation’s completion.

Return to Campus

As New Jersey begins a phased reopening, the leaders of Kean University are working diligently to plan a smooth and safe return to campus in Fall 2020. The President’s Task Force, which includes staff, faculty and students, is looking at all aspects of campus life – from classes to residence halls, athletics, offices and more – along with CDC and state guidelines to determine the safest path forward as we look to welcome students, faculty and administrators back to an on-campus living and learning environment. Read More

A Message from Lamont Repollet, Ed. D.

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education who will become Kean's next president this summer, this week shared a story of his own experience with racial profiling and harassment as a graduate student. Read More

A Message from President Farahi

Like so many of you, I was angered and upset by the tragic and utterly senseless death of George Floyd. The grief that I feel — and that I know so many of you are struggling with as well — is not only for Mr. Floyd, who died in such a horrific way. It is for all people who have suffered under similar circumstances because of the color of their skin. The list is too long, and it is utterly unacceptable and shameful for an advanced and multicultural society. Read More

KUF Board Member Discusses Security of Zoom Meetings

Current Kean University Foundation Board Member, and Cybersecurity expert, Scott Schober appeared on WPIX Channel 11 News Wednesday, April 1, 2020, to discuss warnings issued regarding the security of Zoom meetings. Read More

Kean Public Relations Students Take Their Campaign From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Edwin Smiley, Michael Moran, and Shawn Dominguez, students from Professor Sullivan’s Public Relations Campaigns course, win over their client… Read More

Kean University Foundation Has Best Year Since 2010!

The Kean University Foundation, which recently underwent a major restructuring, is transforming the culture of giving on and off campus. The Foundation recently just closed the books on fiscal year 2019, raising nearly $5,000,000 in gifts and pledges from 1,900 generous stakeholders. “The Kean University Foundation is moving towards a philanthropic platform that is commensurate with top-tier, national institutions of higher education,” says Steve Fastook, Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. This past fiscal year, the Foundation has secured gifts at the highest levels, including seven and six-figure commitments. Read More

Spring 2019: A Letter from the CEO

Dear Friends of the Kean University Foundation... Read More