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

Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management
107 Markle Hall

Kathleen Williams, J.D.

Interim Dean of Admissions
(610) 330-5107
Hawaii, New York (Westchester County), Caribbean and Europe

Sue Burns

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

Dysean Alexander

Assistant Director of Admissions
Connecticut, New York (Hudson Valley, Staten Island, & Nassau, Richmond, Suffolk Counties)

Presley Anderson

Admissions Counselor
(610) 330-5108
Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New York (Erie, Monroe, Rochester, Rockland Counties plus Adirondacks, Genesee Valley, Central New York, Finger Lakes, Saint Lawrence Valley, Northern and Souther Tier) , Oregon, Washington

Dan Brown

Associate Director of Enrollment Data Analytics

Brianna Braswell

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

Laura Davis

Assistant Director of Admissions (Part-Time)
(610) 330-5997
Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee

Louise Frazier

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

Eugene Gabay

Senior Associate Director of Admissions
(610) 330-5950
Ohio, Pennsylvania (Allegheny County, South Western, North Central & North Western Counties), West Virginia, Africa, Asia (except India), Australia, Middle East

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
California (Southern Counties), Nebraska, Nevada (Southern Counties), North Dakota, South Dakota, Central & South America,

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

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

Susan Stifel

Admissions Counselor
Pennsylvania (Berks, Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna and Wayne Counties), India

Cristina Usino

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

Financial Aid

Shelby Smith

Interim Director of Financial Aid
Director of Financial Wellness

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

Michelle Pretopapa

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