Joan Weston is the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design Director of Admissions and Financial Aid. She oversees the admissions process in the Weitzman School, from recruiting the best and the brightest to welcoming new students in the fall. She also handles financial aid, posting scholarships toward tuition and counseling students. Joan has been at the Weitzman School since 1984, back when we were the Graduate School of Fine Arts. She received her BA in Fine Arts from UC Santa Cruz, her MFA from the Weitzman School, and still paints whenever she can.