Oral Histories

Interview of Charles E. Young (1984)

UCLA chancellor during JD Morgan’s role as director of intercollegiate athletics.
Right Man at the Right Time: J. D. Morgan
Right Man at the Right Time: J.D. Morgan
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics Staff
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.
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.
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.