Students protest governing board’s decision to keep school president despite resume controversy

Dozens of Kean University students walked out of their classes this afternoon to protest the governing board’s decision to support the president despite finding mistakes on his resumes, reports. The 1:30 p.m. walk-out was organized by the Occupy Kean group, which students began last semester as an off-shoot of Occupy Wall Street. But the organization has “transformed into a movement to get the students here aware of what’s happening with our school’s administration,” said Katherine Arzig, 22, a junior psychology major, who described herself as the “reluctant leader” of the group. She said they are “absolutely appalled” of the trustees’ announcement Wednesday night expressing confidence in president Dawood Farahi’s leadership, in spite of discovering instances–most decades old, they said–where Farahi showed “carelessness” with his resumes…

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