Jay Gogue

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Jay Gogue
Born 1947
Waycross, Georgia
Institutions National Park Service
Clemson University
Utah State University
New Mexico State University
University of Houston
Auburn University
Alma mater Auburn University
Michigan State University
Spouse Susie

George Jay Gogue (born 1947) has been the President of Auburn University since 2007.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Jay Gogue was born in Waycross, Georgia.[1][3][4] He graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor's degree in 1969, and a Master's degree in 1971.[1][2][3][4] In 1973, he received a PhD in horticulture from Michigan State University.[1][2][3][4]

From 1973 to 1976, he worked for the National Park Service.[1][2] He also worked as a U.S. army reserve officer.[4] In 1986, he was appointed as Associate Director of the Office of University Research at Clemson University in South Carolina.[1][3] He also served as Vice-President for Research and Vice-President/Vice-Provost for Agriculture and Natural Resources at Clemson from 1988 to 1995.[1][2][3][4] From 1995 to 2000, he served as Provost of Utah State University.[1][2][3][4] He served as President of New Mexico State University from 2000 to 2003.[1][2][3][4] He also served as chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston from 2003 to 2007.[1] Since 2007, he has served as President of Auburn University.[1][2]

He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key honor societies, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Sigma Xi and Scabbard and Blade.[1][2] He has served as an accreditation reviewer for the Pacific Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.[1][4] He is also a Board member of the Natural Resources Ecology Section of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges.[2][4] He serves on the policy committee of the Oak Ridge Associated Universities and is a technical reviewer for the National Science Foundation.[2] He is also a certified accreditation reviewer for the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Colleges.[2]

References[edit]

Academic offices
Preceded by
William F. Walker
President of Auburn University
2007–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Arthur K. Smith
Chancellor of the University of Houston System
2003–2007
Succeeded by
Renu Khator
Preceded by
Arthur K. Smith
President of the University of Houston
2003–2007
Succeeded by
Renu Khator