The school announced the Academy Award winner’s selection on Monday, but said Tuesday night he would not be the speaker.
Most of the students who received the email had either incomplete applications or were pending decisions, according to the university.
According to Assemblyman Joe Cryan, Kean had the highest tuition increase of any public university in New Jersey last year.
The town of Union is trying to stop Kean University from getting its hand on a piece of land that officials say would burden taxpayers.
Shaquan Landrum, 25, of Hillside has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and also faces weapons charges stemming from the April 18 shooting at the off-campus Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house.
The shooting occurred around 2:15 a.m. Friday in front of the Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house on Conant Street.
Timothy Puskas was out on bail, waiting for his trial in a hit-and-run case when prosecutors say he not only violently attacked someone, but then brutally killed 22-year-old Kean University student William McCaw.
Timothy Puskas, 38, is being held on $5 million bail. Puskas was already being held by authorities for an unrelated incident.
Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.
An emotional vigil was held Wednesday to remember a college student who was found beaten to death near Rutgers University.
The body of William McCaw, a 22-year-old Kean University student, was found just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday in a backyard on Hartwell Street near Rutgers University.
A woman was shot and wounded Sunday night in Union, N.J.
Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.
Presidential historian and Kean University professor Terry Golway said time has been kind to the 43rd president as his legacy continues to be fleshed out.
For young people with serious illnesses, the Valerie Fund is a becon of hope, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.