Kean University's Founders Day

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This campaign ended on April 14, 2023, but you can still make a gift to Kean University by clicking here!
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Help support our Founders Day!

Founded in 1855 originally as the Newark Normal School, Kean University celebrates its Founders Day annually on April 14. Join us in honor of Kean's rich history and legacy of success and achievement while supporting the Cougars of today and tomorrow!

Make your gift today to help us raise $100,000 in support of our Founders Day. Your giving, combined with that of others, will have a vital impact on the lives of Kean University students, faculty and staff.

In honor of our Founders Day, consider making a donation on one of the following denominations:

$18.55 - in honor of our founding year

$23 - in honor of this year's graduating class

$168 - in honor of our anniversary

Or, make a gift that is meaningful to you! From scholarships, academic programs, clubs and athletics, and campus infrastructure and maintenance, your gift in any amount will help make a vital impact on each of our students.

Don't forget to check out our Founders Day video above. Thank you for your support of our Cougars!

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