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Charles E. Young Addresses “The State of California and its University” at Bollens-Ries-Hoffenberg Lecture

Apr 21 @ 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Dr. Charles E. Young is a product of UC Education, receiving his BA from UC Riverside as a member of its first graduating class, and his MA and PhD in Political Science from UCLA. He served as Chancellor of UCLA for 29 years from 1968 to 1997. In the more than 140+ year history of the University of California, Dr. Young remains the youngest person (age 36) ever appointed to serve as Chancellor of a UC campus as well as the longest in years of service.During the ten years prior to his appointment as Chancellor of UCLA, Dr. Young served in a number of other positions, including on the staff of UC President Clark Kerr when he participated in the drafting of the California Master plan for Higher Education in 1959-1960. Moving to UCLA shortly thereafter, he held a number of positions under Chancellor Franklin Murphy (1960-1968), including Vice Chancellor-Administration.Following the completion of his duties as UCLA Chancellor in 1997, Dr. Young served as the executive leader of the University of Florida, first as interim President in 1999-2000, and as President from 2000-2004. He then served as President of the Qatar Educational Foundation in Doha, Qatar in 2004-2005. Finally, in 2008-2010, Dr. Young served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles.Dr. Young continues to be active in educational consulting activities and in writing on political and public policy issues. His latest article, “Policy Options for University of California Budgeting,” was published this January in 2011 California Policy Options.For event information, please visit: http://www.brh.ucla.edu/ RSVP to brhlecture@polisci.ucla.edu or call (310) 206-7558 by Wednesday, April 13, 2011Parking is available for $10 in Parking Structure 2. Handicapped parking is available for $3 in Parking Structure 2.____________________________________________________________The Bollens-Ries-Hoffenberg Lecture is dedicated to bringing together the worlds of academic exploration and practical politics to illuminate discussion of the broader principles and ideas of representative government, especially in connection with state and local issues. Such a synthesis is true to the spirit of the lecture’s namesakes, former distinguished professors John C. Bollens and John C. Ries, andProfessor Emeritus Marvin Hoffenberg in the Department of Political Science at UCLA.


Apr 21
6:30 pm-9:00 pm
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