Dr. Bogue is currently Professor of Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Tennessee (1991 to present). He served for eleven years as Chancellor of Louisiana State University in Shreveport (1980-1991), served for one year as Interim Chancellor of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and was named Chancellor Emeritus of LSU Shreveport by the LSU Board of Trustees in 1991. He received the B. S. Degree in Mathematics (1957), the M. S. Degree (1965) and Ed. D. (1968) from the University of Memphis. Bogue earned the first doctoral degree granted by the University of Memphis and was named a distinguished alumnus of the University in 1986.
He has served as the chief academic officer for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (1974 – 80) and on the administrative staff at the University of Memphis for ten years (1964 – 1974), his last position as Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs. He was an instructor of physics with the U. S. Navy from 1961 – 1964, and served as a communications electronics officer with the U. S. Air Force from 1958 – 1961.
Bogue has written ten books and has one more in press. Presidential Derailment in Higher Education, with Stephen Trachtenberg and Gerry Kauvar, (ACE/Rowman Littlefield)is in press with Johns Hopkins University Press and will be released in 2012 . Other recent books include The Leadership Choice (Westbow Press, 2010) Leadership Legacy Moments (ACE/Rowman-Littlefield Publishers, 2007), Quality and Accountability in Higher Education (Praeger/Greenwood Publishers, 2003), Exploring the Heritage of American Higher Education (ACE/Oyrx Press, 2000), and Leadership by Design (Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1994). He has published over 60 articles in such journals as the Harvard Business Review, Leader to Leader, Journal of Higher Education, Educational Record, Phi Delta Kappan, Planning for Higher Education, College and University, and Trusteeship. Over the past two decades, seven of his speeches have been carried in Vital Speeches of the Day. He writes a bi monthly column “On Leadership” for the Knoxville Business Journal—with an audience of corporate, non-profit, government, health care and educational leaders.
He has been a consultant on planning and evaluation, assessment and accreditation, and leadership and governance to a wide range of colleges and universities, state level agencies, and corporations. He was an American Council Fellow in academic administration in 1974 – 75. During his ACE fellowship year and the following five years with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (1974-80), Bogue directed the Performance Funding Project, which designed and implemented the first state level performance incentive policy in American higher education, a policy now in its 30th year.
He was a visiting scholar with the Educational Testing Service in 1988-89 and a consulting scholar with Lipscomb University from 2001 to 2005. He has participated in exchange travel and lectures in China, France, Germany, and Russia and has delivered papers at international meetings in France and Hungary.
He is married to the former Linda Young of Portland, Tennessee and is father of five children: Karin, Michele, Barrett , Sara Love , and Michael. His interests have included playing the French Horn with the Savannah, Georgia (1960-61), Memphis, Tennessee (1972- 74), and Nashville symphony orchestras (1975-76).