The Admissions Team at The Lauder Institute for Management and International Studies
Applicants are welcome to contact the Admissions Team at anytime with questions.
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.
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.
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.
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: