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Jack Fuller

Jack Fuller (BSJ68) became president of Tribune Publishing Company in 1997 and retired in 2005. He started his career as a copyboy at the Chicago Tribune when he was 16 and later served as a Tribune reporter in Chicago and Washington, D.C. In 1986, Fuller won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing at the Chicago Tribune, and in 1989, he became editor of the newspaper. He later was appointed its publisher and chief executive officer. Fuller also served as a special assistant to the U.S. Attorney General in 1975 and 1976. He served on the Board of the University of Chicago and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Fuller died June 21, 2016 from lung cancer.