UNION — Kean University’s $219,000 conference table was already on a boat from China when the public voted to approve the purchase, a report says.

Internal emails show university president Dawood Farahi authorized the acquisition at least four months before the state school’s trustees approved the spending, a move required by school policy and state law, the Record reported.

Students, local officials and state authorities criticized the university’s purchase of the conference table in 2014, with some calling it a “vanity project.” The Record has previously reported that the state’s Office of the Comptroller is investigating the spending.


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