Former UM President Foote Remembered

By UM News

Former UM President Foote Remembered

By UM News
Review stories and articles focused on the tenure of Edward T. Foote II as UM's fourth president.

Edward Thaddeus “Tad” Foote II, who had a tremendous influence on the growth and development of the University of Miami over more than two decades, passed away on Monday, February 15, at age 78. As the school’s fourth president, he significantly raised the academic and research stature of the school, spearheaded a capital fundraising campaign that was the second-largest in the history of American higher education at the time, and instituted a series of other reforms that ranged from improved facilities to new academic programs.

Below are a series of links to news articles, legacy publications, and photos that marked his 20 year tenure as University of Miami president from 1981 to 2001.


Read the Spring 2001 Miami magazine story where UM President Edward T. Foote II reflects on his tenure.

Review "A President's Legacy," a tribute book published in celebration of UM President Edward T. Foote II's 20 year tenure as president.

Miami Herald: Long-serving president of UM 'Tad' Foote dies

CBS Miami: Former University of Miami President Edward T. Foote II Dies at 78

The Miami Hurricane: Edward T. Foote II, UM's Fourth President, Passes Away

New York Times: Edward T. Foote, Ex-President of the University of Miami, Dies at 78