Oral Histories

Interview of Charles E. Young (1984)

UCLA chancellor during JD Morgan’s role as director of intercollegiate athletics.
Subtitle:
Right Man at the Right Time: J. D. Morgan
Series:
Right Man at the Right Time: J.D. Morgan
Topic:
Sports
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics Staff
Interviewee:
Young, Charles E.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This series documents the contribution of UCLA Athletics Coach J.D. Morgan through interviews with individuals who had worked with Morgan both inside and outside the UCLA community.
Abstract:
Charles E. Young on his memories of J. D. Morgan: First contact with and impressions of J. D. Morgan; Subsequent relationship as administrative colleagues; UCLA athletic department prior to Morgan’s appointment; Search for a new athletic director; Development of relationship with Morgan after his appointment as athletic director; Morgan’s handling of the athletic department budget deficit; Quality of Morgan’s management; Effort to build a football stadium on campus; Changes in and development of the athletic department budget and structure; Use of student registration fees in the athletic department budget; Role of reserve fund in athletic department budget; Budget deliberations with Morgan; Morgan’s stature in the Pac-10 Conference; Professional strengths; Athletic department’s adherence to NCAA rules under Morgan’s directorship; UCLA administration’s supervision of the athletic department; Morgan’s philosophy of big-time intercollegiate athletics.