About  Dr. Jay Gogue

Dr. Jay Gogue has a long, and distinguished career in higher education. He served as NMSU President from 2000-2003. Later, he served as President and Chancellor of the University of Houston System from 2003-2007 and as President of Auburn University from 2007-2017, and again from 2019-2022. During his time at Auburn, that university continued to assert its status as a premier land-, sea- and space-grant university through research, academic rigor, and national recognition. 

Dr. Gogue has a Ph.D in horticulture from Michigan State University and a BS and MS in horticulture from Auburn. He has also served as provost at Utah State University from 1995-2000, vice president for research at Clemson University from 1986-1995 and vice president for agriculture and natural resources at Clemson University from 1993-1995.

Jay Gouge

Contact Information

Office of the Chancellor

  • E:chancellor.gogue@nmsu.edu
  • P:575-646-2035

Physical Address

  • Hadley Hall
  • 2850 Weddell Dr.
  • New Mexico State University
  • Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001


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