FORT MYERS, Fla. - Florida Gulf Coast University will conduct a press conference to provide an opportunity for the media to meet and interview FGCU's new athletic director Kenneth Kavanagh at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, May 21 in the Outdoor Sports Complex, VIP Room # 200. President Wilson G. Bradshaw and Kavanagh will speak at the conference.
Following a national search, President Bradshaw appointed Kavanagh athletic director on May 7. Kavanagh will begin his tenure at FGCU June 15.
Kavanagh comes to FGCU from Bradley University where he served as athletic director for 13 years and before that, he served as senior associate athletic director and assistant athletic director at Bowling Green State University for nine years.
Kavanagh received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1987, and a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Boston College in 1982.
Press conference parking for the media is available at the Outdoor Sports Complex.
For more information, contact associate vice president for Community Relations Audrea Anderson at (239) 590-1083.