Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid at Dartmouth Tuck School of Business, will leave that position on September 18 to return to Stanford University, where he served as director of MBA admissions at the Graduate School of Business from 2012 to 2017.
An economic recession and severe application downturn were only the opening acts of the turbulent era during which Luke Anthony Peña served as executive director of MBA admissions and financial aid at the Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business. Then coronavirus hit. Yet as Peña prepares to leave the Tuck School this month after just three years, he leaves behind a B-school with as strong an incoming MBA class in key metrics as any in recent history — and one that also makes history with the proportion of women enrolled.
In a move announced to the school community last Friday (August 28),