Beth Donovan, a local graduate of Bryan High School, began her career at Texas A&M University in February 1989. She worked in the career center until 1995 when she took a job working for The Department of Measurement and Research (MARS). In 1999, Donovan took a job in the athletics department. Within the athletic department, she has worked in the Academic Service Office and Olympic Athletic Training Room.
Donovan's hobbies are cooking, collecting antiques, and watching all sports. The most enjoyable time is traveling and spending quality time with her family. She was married to the late Neal Donovan and has three children: Gregory (30), Brionna (20), and Joshua (13). Donovan also has two grandsons.