Our Mission

In support of the educational mission of Lafayette College, the Admissions & Financial Aid teams focus on recruiting, enrolling and supporting the success of students who make Lafayette their home through the highest standards of compliance, transparency, integrity and standard industry practice. Lafayette’s Admissions & Financial Aid teams administration of a humane and equitable admissions approach and the deployment of generous institutional and federal financial aid programs provides the foundation for Lafayette’s enrollment success as we empowers all new students to claim a Lafayette identity.


Forrest M. Stuart, PhD

Acting Vice President for Enrollment Management
107 Markle Hall

Matt Hyde

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Admissions
(610) 330-5626
Colorado, New York (Hudson Valley)

Sue Burns

Associate Dean of Admissions and Operations
(610) 330-5105
Homeschooled Students (US Citizens)

Dysean Alexander

Assistant Director of Admissions
Connecticut, New York (Nassau, Richmond, Suffolk Counties)

Dan Brown

Associate Director of Enrollment Data Analytics

Brianna Braswell

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5079
Maryland, New Jersey (Northern Counties), Virginia, West Virginia

Laura Davis

Assistant Director of Admissions (Part-Time)
(610) 330-5997
Kentucky, New York (Upstate Counties), Pennsylvania (Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill Counties), Tennessee

Louise Frazier

Associate Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Student Success
(610) 330-5641
Arizona, New Jersey (Middlesex, Union Counties), New Mexico, New York (Manhattan), Oklahoma

Eugene Gabay

Senior Associate Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5950
Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Africa, Asia (except India), Australia, Middle East

Jerome Griffin

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-3246
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania (all counties except Berks, Bucks, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne)

Justine Itterly

Enrollment Specialist
(610) 330-3573

Grace Marchena

Associate Director of Enrollment Communications
(610) 330-3192

Diane Mast

Guest Relations Coordinator
(610) 330-5100

David Mills

Associate Director of West Coast Admissions
California (Southern Counties), Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada (Southern Counties), North Dakota, South Dakota

Sue Newquist

Associate Director of Admissions for Events and Campus Visitation
(610) 330-5616

Tony Pace

Associate Dean of Admissions & Director of Southeast Admissions
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas

Rebecca Pichetto

Divisional Operations Manager of Enrollment

Cory Pressl

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5108
Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Jade Saybolt

Assistant Director of Admissions
Alaska, Minnesota, New Jersey (Central & Southern Counties), Oregon, Washington

Susan Stifel

Admissions Counselor
Pennsylvania (Bucks, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna and Wayne Counties)

Cristina Usino

Associate Director of Admissions for Multicultural Recruitment and Student Access
(610) 330-3340
District of Columbia, New York (Bronx, Kings, Queens Counties)

Kathleen Williams

Associate Dean of Admissions and Director of West Coast Admissions
(610) 330-5107
California (Northern Counties), Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada (Northern Counties), Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Caribbean, Central & South America, Europe, India

Financial Aid

Jamie Baltz

Operations Manager and Financial Aid Adviser

Tracey Berton

Assistant Director of Financial Aid (Part-Time)

Marsha Hess

Office Coordinator and Assistant to the Director of Financial Aid
(610) 330-5055

Jeffrey Metz

Senior Associate Director, Financial Aid Information Systems

Shelby Smith

Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Wellness

Michelle Pretopapa

Senior Assistant Director of Financial Aid
PHEAA Foster Ed Point of Contact
(610) 330-5055
(610) 330-5758