People Watch: Kean U president to step down

Dawood Farahi’s departure next year ends one of New Jersey’s longest and most controversial state college presidential terms
By: | September 11, 2019
Kean University President Dawood Farahi resigned.Kean University President Dawood Farahi resigned.

After 17 often-tumultuous years as head of Kean University, Dawood Farahi will get a year of paid time off to decide what he wants to do in the future. His departure next year ends one of New Jersey’s longest and most controversial state college presidential terms. Read more.

In other people news:

Nick Nissley, executive director of Cincinnati Public Schools’ School for the Creative and Performing Arts, will resign before the end of the year. He will become the next president of Northwestern Michigan College. Read more.