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 empower all new students to claim a Lafayette identity.


Forrest M. Stuart, PhD

Vice President for Enrollment Management
(610) 330-3304

Krista Evans

Dean of Admissions
(610) 330-5109
Turkey, Tuition Exchange

Sue Burns

Associate Dean of Admissions and Operations
(610) 330-5105

Dysean Alexander

Assistant Director of Admissions
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York (Staten Island, & Nassau, Richmond, Suffolk Counties), Wisconsin

Teniola Bakare ’23

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-5106
New York (Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens)

Brianna Braswell ’16

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

Dan Brown

Director of Enrollment Data Analytics
(610) 330-5110

Andréa Castro

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-3340
Delaware, Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery Philadelphia Counties)

Louise Frazier

Associate Director of Admissions & Coordinator of Student Success
(610) 330-5641
Arizona, New Mexico, New York (Manhattan), Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Texas (except Austin and Dallas)

Eugene Gabay

Senior Associate Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5950
New York (Erie, Rochester and Monroe Counties & Genesee Valley, Finger Lakes, North Frontier and Southern Tier), Ohio, Pennsylvania (Allegheny County & North Central, North Western & South Western, and Southern Counties), West Virginia, Africa, Asia (except China and Central Asia), Australia, Caribbean, Mariana Islands, Middle East

Stephanie Gursky

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-3246
Alaska, Connecticut, New York (Westchester County)

Justine Itterly

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-3573
Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

JoAnn Male

Guest Relations Coordinator
(610) 330-5104

Grace Marchena Bechtel ’15

Associate Director of Enrollment Communications
(610) 330-3192

Sue Newquist

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

Rebecca Pichetto

Divisional Operations Manager of Enrollment
(610) 330-3304

Yalina Ramos

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-5108

Kay Rodriguez ’23

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-5054
New Jersey (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Ocean & Salem Counties), Texas (except Houston, Rio Grande Valley & San Antonio)

Jade Saybolt ’16

Associate Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5850
Minnesota, New Jersey (Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset, Sussex and Warren Counties, & Jersey Shore and Pinelands), China

Brittney Schoonover

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5069
California (Northern Counties), Montana, New Jersey (Morris, Northern Passaic and Union Counties), Utah, Wyoming

Susan Stifel

Assistant Director of Admissions
(484) 544-3890
Pennsylvania (Berks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties), Canada, Central Asia, Europe

Financial Aid

Shelby Maguire

Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Wellness
(610) 330-5055

Jamie Baltz

Associate Director For Financial Aid Operations
(610) 330-5055

Tracey Berton

Associate Director Of Financial Aid
(610) 330-5055

Kristina Carver

Assistant Director of Financial Aid
(610) 330-5055

Lindsay Fiebig

Federal Compliance Officer and Federal Processor
(610) 330-5055

Marsha Hess

Financial Aid Specialist
(610) 330-5055

Dina Lea

Financial Aid Office Assistant
(610) 330-5055

Michelle Pretopapa

Associate Director of Financial Aid
PHEAA Foster Ed Point of Contact
(610) 330-5055

Hannah Tatu

Financial Aid Systems and Technology Specialist
(610) 330-5322