Joseph J. McGowan


Age: 71

academic and the third president of Bellarmine University in office since 1990 when the school grew under his leadership changing its name from Bellarmine College to Bellarmine University in 2000 who along with Bellarmine's Board of Trustees embarked on a plan to improve the institution by transforming the campus in a variety of ways, including adding new schools, new majors, and new buildings in 2006.

Cause of Death: Pulmonary embolism

Born: July 1944

Died: February 29, 2016

Louisville, Kentucky