Lecturer, Urban + Environmental Planning 

Education: University of Virginia, Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Urban + Environmental Planning

Fred Missel is the Director of Design and Development for the University of Virginia Foundation. He joined the Foundation in November of 2000 and oversees the management of the Foundation’s development projects, including the UVA Research Parks, Boar’s Head Complex, UVA Health System precinct, property rezoning and entitlements, and master planning efforts. He continues to oversee the development of state-of-the-art laboratories, Class A office buildings, a squash and tennis complex, a children’s medical center, ambulatory surgery facility, and an industrial research facility, as well as numerous other projects. 

Fred’s experience prior to arrival at the Foundation includes ten years of private sector civil engineering, landscape architecture and planning work across the mid-Atlantic region. He taught land development planning and technology planning at the University of Virginia. Fred is the Chair of the Albemarle County Architectural Review Board.

Fred has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Social Work from Albright College and holds a Masters in Landscape Architecture and a Masters of Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.