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) 330-5657
South Carolina

Kathleen Williams, J.D.

Interim Dean of Admissions
(610) 330-5107
Hawaii, Tuition Exchange

Sue Burns

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

Dysean Alexander

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

Presley Anderson

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-5108
Alaska, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New York (Adirondacks, Catskills, Central New York, Central Hudson Valley, Rockland County, Saint Lawrence Valley, Tri Cities), Oregon, Washington

Brianna Braswell

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

Dan Brown

Associate Director of Enrollment Data Analytics
(610) 330-5110

Fernando Capula

Admissions Visitation Coordinator
(610) 330-5948

Brittney Carty

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

Andréa Castro

Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-3340
New York City (Bronx, Kings, Queens Counties), Pennsylvania (Delaware, Chester, Philadelphia Counties)

Laura Davis

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5997
Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee

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 San Antonio)

Eugene Gabay

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

Stephanie Gursky

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-3246
Connecticut, New York (Westchester County), Texas (Austin and San Antonio)

Justine Itterly

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

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
(605) 484-8569
California (Central and Southern Counties), Nebraska, Nevada (Southern Counties), North Dakota, South Dakota, Central & South America, Mexico

Sue Newquist

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

Rebecca Pichetto

Divisional Operations Manager of Enrollment
Pennsylvania (Bucks County)

Jade Saybolt

Associate Director of Admissions
Minnesota, New Jersey (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex and Warren Counties, & Jersey Shore and Pinelands), China

Susan Stifel

Assistant Director of Admissions
Pennsylvania (Berks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties), Canada, India, Central Asia, Europe, Sri Lanka

Financial Aid

Shelby Smith

Interim Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Wellness

Jamie Baltz

Operations Manager and Financial Aid Adviser

Tracey Berton

Senior Assistant Director Of Financial Aid

Dina Lea

Financial Aid Office Assistant
(610) 330-5055

Marsha Hess

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

Jeffrey Metz

Senior Associate Director, Financial Aid Information Systems

Michelle Pretopapa

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