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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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Let’s Speed Up Our Summer Efforts

Things are a lot slower in the summer—for our students, for our educators, and even for… equity advocates. State legislatures and Congress are often winding down or on recess. It can be easy to look at these months as a time to recharge or plan how to approach the school year. Ironically, though, many of … Continue reading Let’s Speed Up Our Summer Efforts

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