Don Wycliff is a retired professor of journalism and a former journalist. He was the Distinguished Journalist in Residence at the School of Communication at Loyola University Chicago for six years before retiring in June 2014. He spent 35 years as a newspaper reporter, editor, editorial writer and columnist, including five years on the editorial board of The New York Times, almost 10 years as editorial page editor of the Chicago Tribune and five years as the Tribune’s public editor. During his tenure as editorial page editor, the Tribune won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing and was a finalist for a second. Wycliff is a member of the McCormick Foundation board.