The Admissions Team at The Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies

Applicants are welcome to contact the Admissions Team at anytime with questions.

Marcy Bevan

Director, Admissions & Alumni Relations

For more than 30 years, Marcy has been overseeing admissions, alumni relations, and the coordination of special events for the Lauder Institute. Born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, Marcy earned her B.A. in English from Mills College and her Ed.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Phone: 215-898-1204

Kara Keenan Sweeney

Director, Admissions Marketing & Financial Aid

Kara joined the Lauder team in 2015, bringing with her over 15 years of experience in admissions, marketing, and student affairs at top universities and business schools including Columbia University, INSEAD, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Phone: 215-898-6560

Jessica Estariz

Diversity Admissions Officer

Jessica joined the Lauder admissions team in the summer of 2021 to assist with the recruitment of diverse candidates to the Lauder program. Jessica is a 2018 alumna of Penn’s Graduate School of Education, and has a background in executive search and higher education.

Phone: 215-898-1215

Wharton and Penn Law Admissions

For information on admission to the Wharton MBA program or the JD program at Penn Law, please contact their admissions offices:

Wharton MBA
Phone: 215-898-6183
Fax: 215-898-0120

Penn Law
Phone: 215-898-7400
Fax: 215-898-9606

The Joseph H. Lauder Institute
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2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6330