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Brief biographyDr. Joe Gow became the 10th Chancellor of UW-La Crosse in February of 2007.
Throughout his administrative career, Chancellor Gow has consistently furthered liberal arts and professional academic programs to enhance student success. He has a wealth of experience from both public and private universities in strategic planning, enrollment management, external relations, and fundraising. Dr. Gow also has led efforts to redesign curricula, strengthen shared governance, and promote highly inclusive and diverse campus communities.
Chancellor Gow has served as the President of the National Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences and as a member of the editorial board of the journal Popular Music and Society. He has authored a number of publications on popular music and news media, and serves on the boards of several civic organizations in the La Crosse area. In his spare time he is a guitarist and blues singer. The chancellor also is a vegan and runner.