Thomas J. Mitchell joined the University of Florida as Vice President for Advancement and Executive Vice President for the UF Foundation in June 2010. He leads an organization with annual private support commitments of $560+ million and an endowment that currently totals $2.4 billion.
Upon the heels of the successful $1.8 billion Florida Tomorrow campaign in October 2012, he spearheaded a university-wide campaign planning process to launch UF’s fourth campaign, Go Greater. The campaign is an 8-year, $3+ billion effort focused on multidisciplinary initiatives. To date, $3.2B has been raised.
Mr. Mitchell is active in national organizations and is a frequently sought-after speaker. He has received the CASE IRF Commonfund Award, chaired the CASE IRF International Conference, served on the CASE 50 Steering Committee and the CASE Board of Directors, and is a member of the global CASE Laureate family. Mr. Mitchell has authored more than 400 papers on institutional advancement and managing institutionally related foundations.