David Wolf

University Gateway Center, Tower Section, 3rd Floor

Division of Advancement

David Wolf

Vice President for Advancement

Executive Assistant: 
Lisa Hall

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Division Information

The Division of Advancement engages with alumni, friends, corporations, foundations and community organizations to advance the University of North Texas through strategic partnerships, advocacy and financial support. The division oversees:

  • Advancement/Development
  • Comprehensive fundraising campaigns
  • UNT Alumni Association

Bio Information

Dr. Wolf joined UNT as Vice President for Advancement in May 2015. As the head of UNT’s development, fundraising and alumni relations programs, he leads the university through increasing its engagement with donors, advocates and alumni, as well as corporate and private organizations.

Dr. Wolf, a UNT alumnus who has nearly two decades of experience in higher education philanthropy and alumni engagement, is also a faculty member in UNT’s College of Education and a published author and researcher on topics related to higher education philanthropy.

Prior to joining UNT, he served as executive director for individual, planned and regional giving at UCLA for six years. Dr. Wolf also served in leadership positions in university advancement at the University of Southern Mississippi, the University of Alabama, Cameron University and the University of Texas at Arlington.


  • Ph.D. in higher education, University of North Texas
  • M.S. in political science, University of Texas at Arlington
  • B.S. in communications, University of Texas at Arlington