Interim Vice Provost
California State University Dominguez Hills
O’Donnell is a contributor to ACUE’s Community of Professional Practice:
O’Donnell is the interim vice provost at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where he was instrumental in helping refocus CSU on student success—not only as measured by graduation rates, but also by what it actually means to be an educated person pursuing higher education to meet one’s life goals.
O’Donnell also formerly served as Senior Director of Student Engagement at the CSU Office of the Chancellor and Assistant Dean at Chapman University. He has taught courses in screenwriting, film criticism, and film production. O’Donnell earned his BA from Northwestern University, and he holds an MFA from the University of Southern California.