Lee Stetson recently served as the Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania where he was responsible for the management of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, overseeing 22 admissions officers and 35 support staff for the last 30 years. Prior to his leadership role at Penn, Lee was the Director of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Delaware, being promoted to the top role over an eleven-year period. He started his career as an Area Field Manager with Bell Telephone Company and teacher at Springfield High School in Pennsylvania.
Lee has been active as a leader in the admissions field. He was a member of the Board of Trustees for the College Board. In addition, Lee was elected President of the Potomac/Chesapeake Chapter of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling. He has consulted with the College Board and the U.S. State Department with secondary schools in Mexico and South America. Lee also served as a Lieutenant in the Signal Corps in the United States Army. He completed a BS in Business and Economics at the University of Delaware and MS in Educational Counseling and Administration at the University of Pennsylvania.
Don was the Director of Financial Aid and a member of the Admissions Committee at Princeton University, serving for over 30 years. Don also served on Princeton's admission committee for three decades and is familiar with college admissions from policy level discussions to the evaluation of student credentials. In addition, he has consulted on enrollment management issues at more than two-dozen colleges and has counseled numerous students after his retirement.
Don has been a trustee of the College Board and was honored by being named to the College Scholarship Service Hall of Fame. He chaired the policy committee of the Consortium of Higher Education, an association of the nation's top colleges that conducts research in the areas of admission and financial aid. Don served on the policy committee of the Council of Ivy Group Presidents. In recognition of his service to Princeton, Don received the Alumni Council Service Award.
Don is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth and has a M.A. from Rutgers. Prior to coming to Princeton, Don served on active duty as a U.S. Naval Aviator, eventually retiring with the rank of Captain. While he was on active duty, he was an assistant professor of Naval Science at Princeton.
Dr. Richard T. Caleel
Dr. Caleel is a Plastic Surgeon who has been actively involved in medical education for more than 40 years. Some of his appointments have been Professor of Surgery Midwestern University and Adjunct Professor of Surgery Northwestern University Dental School Chicago Illinois. He was also the Director of the General Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery residency and fellowship programs. Dr. Caleel is a past member of the Midwestern University Faculty Senate and the medical school admissions committee. He was an On-Site Consultant for the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Division of Physician Manpower, United States of America by Presidential Appointment-President L. Johnson and President R. Nixon.
He holds two Certificates from the Wharton Executive Program at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Caleel has lectured and operated on six of the seven continents.
Joyce Curll served for 18 years as the Admissions and Financial Aid Dean at Harvard Law School until her recent retirement. Prior to that she was Director of Admissions and Admissions Dean during 16 years at NYU Law School. She was a member of the Finalist Selection Committee for the Truman Foundationís Scholarship Program.
During her time at Harvard and NYU, Joyce was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Law School Admissions Council, and of the Board of Directors of Law School Admissions Services, Inc., Chair of the Section on Pre-Legal Education and Admission to Law School of the Association of American Law Schools, and a member of Accreditation Inspection Teams for the ABA. She also represented the law schools as law school liaison to the Northeast Association of Pre Law Advisors.
Joyce has extensive experience in advising prospective students through the professional school admissions process and is the author of The Best Law Schools' Admissions Secrets, the best selling guide designed to help prospective law students successfully navigate the admissions process.
Joyce earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude at Harvard University, and a Masters degree in Urban Planning at New York University. As an alumna of Harvard/Radcliffe College, Joyce served on the alumni Schools and Scholarships Committee for the Harvard College admissions office. With her husband she has been host family for Harvard College students from China, Malaysia and Pakistan as well as from the United States. She and her husband also enjoy world travel, with a particular focus on East and Southeast Asia. She presently divides her time between Boston and New Hampshire.
Carol A. Lunkenheimer
Carol served as the Dean of Undergraduate Admission at Northwestern University until she retired in 2007. She was appointed as the first Dean in the Fall of 2001, due to a new university strategic plan. Carol led a staff of over 20 and managed a budget of $3.1 million. During her tenure of over twenty five years at Northwestern, Carol also served as the Director of Admission. Prior to her roles at Northwestern, she also served in several admissions roles at the State University of New York at Brockport and Cortland.
Carol served as an Admissions Consultant with the Overseas Schools Project for the College Board and the U.S. State Department in Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Austria. In addition, she served as a member of the TOEFL Policy Council, member of the Executive Committee of the Midwest Region of the College Board, and member of the Advisory Committee for the College Board's Access and Diversity Collaborative.
Carol received a B.A. in American Studies at Scripps College and M.A. in Guidance and Student Personnel Administration from Cornell University.
Seamus has extensive admissions and financial aid experience throughout the last 45 years. Most recently, he served as the Director of Admissions at the Harvard Divinity School. Previous to that, he has held many titles including Director of the Harvard International Office, Assistant Dean of Admissions of Harvard-Radcliffe College, and Director of Financial Aid Office at Harvard-Radcliffe College. He was also the Secretary and Ad Hoc Chairman of the Committee on general scholarships and the Sheldon Fund at Harvard University.
Seamus was a member and the chairman on the Ivy League Committee on Financial Aid from 1969-1974. He also served as a member and chairman on the College Entrance Examination Board: Advisory council on International Education from 1977-1985. Seamus is a member of the National Association for Foreign Students Affairs (1968- present), and was also a member of the Committee of Foreign students in Elementary and Secondary Schools (1982-1989). As a member of NAFSA, he organized the training of high school principals from around the United States in the techniques of running effective international programs in their schools. Seamus was also on the American Guidance Committee of the European Council of International Schools (1972-1987) and a member of the European Association for International Education (1989- present).
Seamus received his AB from Harvard College in 1962 with a major in English and electives in History, Politics, and French.