Will Norton

Biography

Will Norton has been dean at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since August 1990. He had been on the faculty of the Department of Journalism at The University of Mississippi from 1974 through August of 1990. He is a partner in ownership of The South Reporter, Inc., Holly Springs, Miss., a corporation that publishes two newspapers and a total market circulation publication. He was publisher of The Daily Iowan and managing editor of Christian Life Publications, Inc. He previously was on the staff of the Chicago Tribune and was sports editor of The Daily Journal, Wheaton, Illinois. Norton is a trustee of The Freedom Forum. He was graduated from the University of Iowa with a Ph.D. in Mass Communications. His other degrees include an M.A. in journalism from Indiana University and a B.A. with honors in history from Wheaton College (Ill.).