Dr. N.M. Jorgensen
Position: Director of Athletics (1947-1963)
Dr. N.M. Jorgensen served as Director of Athletics at East Carolina for 16 years. He
came to East Carolina College with broad athletic experience. Jorgensen believed that
the major emphasis on athletics and coaching should be instrumental in educating
participants in moral and ethical values inherent in the program.
Jorgensen resigned his post on July 1, 1963 to devote full time to the College's
program of Physical Education.