Meet Columbia's Director of Financial Aid

A conversation with Kathleen Swan, director of financial aid and senior associate director of admissions at Columbia Business School

Our guest on February 13, 2001, was Kathleen Swan, director of financial aid and senior associate director of admissions at Columbia Business School (No. 7 on BusinessWeek's 2000 Top 30 B-school list. Prior to joining Columbia in 1992, Swan was a professional actress and director working in theatre, film, and television. She also co-founded Acting for Professionals, a training firm which taught acting skills to lawyers and other professionals. She graduated from Boston University's School for the Arts. Swan was interviewed by Lucia Quartararo for BusinessWeek Online. Here's an edited transcript of their conversation:

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