Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Jim Donovan, former director of athletics at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, today was appointed director of athletics at Cal State Fullerton. University President Dr. Mildred Garca made the appointment following a nationwide search conducted by a nine-member search committee chaired by Amir Dabirian, Vice President for Information Technology. Donovan steps in for Dr. Steve Walk, who has served as interim director since July. I am thrilled to now be able to call Jim Donovan a Titan, said President Mildred Garca. Im confident in his ability to lead our intercollegiate athletics program with continued success, and ensure an enriching experience for our student-athletes. A 21-year veteran of athletics administration, Donovan, 53, becomes the 11th director of athletics in the history of Cal State Fullerton after overseeing Hawaiis 21-sport operation with a budget of more than 30 million from 2008-12. During his tenure, the athletic programs saw a collective improvement in both Aca...
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