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Charles E. Young

University Professor + University Chancellor + University President + Political Scientist
Born Dec 30, 1931

Charles E. "Chuck" Young is a former American university administrator and professor. Young is a native of California, and earned bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees before becoming a professor.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Charles E. Young.


1931 Birth Young was born in Highland, California in 1931. … Read More


1955 23 Years Old After completing his military service, he earned a bachelor of arts degree, with honors, in political science from the University of California, Riverside in 1955. … Read More
1957 25 Years Old He received his master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees in political science from UCLA in 1957 and 1960, respectively.


1968 36 Years Old From 1968 to 1997, he served as chancellor of UCLA.


1994 62 Years Old It was under Young's leadership that the recently renamed UCLA School of Public Affairs was formed in 1994. … Read More
1997 65 Years Old At his departure in 1997, Young was the longest-serving college leader in American higher education. … Read More
1999 67 Years Old On November 1, 1999, Young became the tenth president of the University of Florida.
2004 72 Years Old Young served as President of the Qatar Foundation from 2004-2006. … Read More
2008 76 Years Old On December 23, 2008, the board of trustees of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art announced that Young had been appointed chief executive officer of the museum. … Read More
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