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The Honorable Thomas H. Kean

The Honorable Thomas Kean

Thomas Kean served as Governor of New Jersey from 1982 to 1990 and was President of Drew University from 1990 to 2005. Kean also served as Chairman of the 9/11 Commission from 2002 to 2004.

Tom previously served as chairman of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy; Educate America; the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation; MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Newark Alliance. He has also served on corporate boards including ARAMARK, UnitedHealth Group, Hess Corporation, Pepsi Bottling Group, CIT Group Incorporated, and Franklin Templeton Investments.

Tom is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University.

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New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

Education and civil rights advocates are in agreement: Students who are immigrants and those whose parents are immigrants should not have their citizenship status jeopardized when they receive public assistance. However, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disagrees. Just last week, DHS issued a final rule that is set to go into effect on October … Continue reading New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

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