From the Chancellor

Vice Chancellor Tom Mitchell

March 16, 2010

Dear Colleagues:

Vice Chancellor of University Advancement Tom Mitchell has accepted the position of vice president for development and alumni affairs at the University of Florida, Gainesville, effective June 1.

Tom has served as vice chancellor and president of the UC Irvine Foundation since 2002. He led the planning, implementation and management of UC Irvine’s $1 billion Shaping the Future Campaign and was recently recognized by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for his significant contributions to the advancement, quality and effectiveness of his university foundation and to the field of higher education foundations.

Interim leadership and plans for appointing a permanent replacement will be announced shortly.

Please join us in wishing Tom and his wife, Peggy, the best in their move from ’Eater Nation to Gator Nation.

Chancellor Michael Drake

Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Michael Gottfredson