Johnson has led the school's athletics department for 10 years.

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Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) --- There is going to be a new athletics director at South Carolina State University, as Charlene Johnson is moving into the role of executive director of athletics fundraising.

The first female athletics director in the school's 118-year history, Johnson has been in that capacity for more than 10 years. Johnson will begin her new position on April 15 and will be responsible for building private and corporate partnerships with the goal of increased financial support of the Bulldog programs.

The school says it will begin a national search for a new athletics director.

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