Vice President for Advancement Tom Jennings previously served as the assistant vice president for School Programs and Institutional Priorities at the University of Virginia. In this role he was a member of the university's Development and Public Affairs division's senior management team. He led the fund-raising efforts on pan-University initiatives in the Arts, Science & Technology, Historic Preservation, AccessUVA Scholarship Program, and he supported the development teams in the Schools of Engineering, Education and Architecture. He also provided primary support to the University-wide arts volunteer group, the President's Council for the Arts. Previously, he was the chief development officer for the University of Virginia's College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and led the early phases of the College's $500 million campaign within the context of the university's $3 billion campaign.