Dr. W. Hubert Keen became President of Nassau Community College in August 2016. He previously served as President of Farmingdale State College from 2007 to 2016, after two years as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. From 1999 to 2005 he was Special Assistant to the SUNY System Provost. He previously held positions as Interim President at SUNY Old Westbury, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at CUNY's York College, and Professor and Dean of Arts and Sciences at SUNY Cortland.
Dr. Keen's research, which spans the fields of ecology, environmental science, aquatic biology, and biostatistics, has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Research Foundation for SUNY, the University of Virginia's Biological Station Research Program and other agencies. Dr. Keen was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a U.S. Public Health Service Fellowship, and a Fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service.