Stockton State Interim President Stays Put

May 21, 2015

Harvey Kesselman, the acting president of Stockton University, had been expected to leave shortly to become president of the University of Southern Maine. But on Wednesday, the two universities announced that Kesselman would stay on as interim president of Stockton, where the former president is on medical leave and the university is facing numerous challenges related to a failed plan to develop a campus at the former Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. Stockton board members said that they appealed to the board in Maine to release Kesselman from his contract so he could help the university he has served for many years navigate through various issues.

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