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Associate Secretary: Eric Kaplan
September 12, 2006, Volume 53, No. 3

Eric Kaplan

Mr. Eric Kaplan has been named Associate Secretary of the University, effective August 21, 2006. As the chief deputy to University Secretary Leslie Kruhly, Mr. Kaplan will help manage programs and activities relative to the Trustees, Overseers, Commencement, Convocation, University Council, Honorary Degrees and the distribution of diplomas.

Formerly the Director of Admissions at Penn, Mr. Kaplan returns to campus from Lehigh University where, as Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, he directed strategic efforts to expand the size and quality of the candidate pool, created innovative funding and yield programs that increased the strength and diversity of the entering class, and managed a staff of 42. Mr. Kaplan served in Penn’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions from 1994-2003 in a series of increasingly responsible positions.

He earned his B.A. in psychology from Connecticut College and an Ed.M. in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard University.



Almanac - September 12, 2006, Volume 53, No. 3