Presidents of NMSU - G. Jay Gogue
Dr. Jay Gogue became New Mexico State University's 20th president on July 1, 2000. He came to New Mexico's land-grant university from Utah State University, where he had been provost since 1995, responsible for all of the university's academic and nonacademic units on the main campus and at branch locations.
Gogue was vice president for research at Clemson University in South Carolina from 1988 to 1995, and also served as vice president and vice provost for agriculture and natural resources at Clemson.
A native of Waycross, Ga., he received a doctorate in horticulture from Michigan State University in 1973 and bachelor's and master's degrees in horticulture from Auburn University in 1969 and 1970.