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Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of UF’s greatest supporter and benefactor Al Warrington

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It is with heavy hearts that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business announces the loss of college namesake and UF’s greatest supporter – Alfred C. Warrington, IV. Warrington passed on May 20, 2020 of natural causes. He was 84 years old. “Al Warrington was our champion and our foundation,” said Dean John Kraft. “His continued leadership and generosity made it possible for the college to be recognized as one of the best business schools in

“It’s not goodbye. It’s see you later.”

Warrington grads share their career plans, thank those who have helped them along the way and say goodbye–for now. Congratulations!  

A Gator for the Ages: College’s namesake pledges $75 million

Alumnus’ gift to the Warrington College of Business Administration is the largest in University of Florida history. Friday night marked a historic moment for the Warrington College of Business Administration and the University of Florida. During the Academy of Golden Gators banquet, UF President Bernie Machen announced that Al and Judy Warrington have pledged $75 million to the Warrington College of Business Administration. Their gift, the largest ever to the University of Florida, will be used toward enhancement and support

UF College of Business namesake commits $16 million to create faculty fellows fund

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Citing faculty as the key to a competitive future for the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, UF Trustee Al Warrington announced today that he has committed a deferred gift of $16 million to establish an endowment to privately fund faculty positions in the college. Salary and benefits for the positions will come entirely from the income generated by the newly created Warrington Faculty Fellows Endowment. The faculty positions will be in accounting and entrepreneurship