Former UW Chancellor Young Dead at 94

1/5/12 – Former University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Hugh Edwin Young has died at the age of 94. Young was called “War maker, strike breaker” when he headed the university during the contentious Vietnam War time period. He was known for being tough on anti-war protesters. Young died Monday in Madison. Young became an economics professor at the university in 1947, leaving to become president at the University of Maine in 1965, but returning three years later when he was named chancellor.