Jim McHugh, MA
Special Assistant to the President for Athletic Affairs
James J. McHugh serves CLU as Special Assistant to the President for Athletic Affairs. A retired U.S. Navy captain and former commander of Naval Base Ventura County, McHugh accumulated over 2,800 flight hours and over 400 carrier-arrested landings as a naval flight officer. His personal decorations include the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Navy Commendation Medals, a Joint Achievement Medal and three Navy Achievement Medals. McHugh holds two Master of Arts degrees, one in computer resources and information systems management from Webster University and a second in national security and strategic studies from the United States Naval War College. He is a 1986 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
He is a 1986 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University as an NROTC student with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology.
He holds two Masters of Arts Degrees, one in Computer Resources and Information Systems Management from Webster University and a second in National Security and Strategic Studies from the United States Naval War College.