Robert Michael Donovan

Robert Michael Donovan of Mount Dora, Florida. Born in Jersey City, Mike attended Jersey City State College (BA) and New York University (MA). He began his career at Glassboro State College which became Rowan University, and retired after 45 years in 2018 as Professor of the History and Business of Television.

During his tenure, he established the Radio/TV/Film program, assisted in growing the WGLS radio station to an award winning college station, and served as Director of Marketing for the National Association of Television Programming Executives.

Mike was appointed the Educational Director of The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation, and went on to serve as The Endowed Chair of the King Foundation at Rowan.

He is survived by his loving wife Ann Donovan, sister Barbara (Donovan) Rose (Staten Island, NY), brother Patrick and sister-in-law Maureen (Ryan) Donovan (Jim Thorpe Pa.) and loving nieces, nephews and step children.

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