Former Medill dean Michael Janeway dies

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

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Michael Janeway, former dean of the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, died Wednesday, the school announced Thursday.

Janeway served as dean of Medill from 1989 to 1997. During his time at NU, he was responsible for leading the rededication of Fisk Hall in 1989. After leaving NU, he worked as an administrator of the National Arts Journalism Program at Columbia University’s graduate school.

Janeway also worked as the executive director of the Trade and Reference Division of the Houghton Mifflin Co. publishing house, editor of The Boston Globe and executive editor of The Atlantic Monthly. He served as a co-editor of and contributor to “Who We Are: An Atlantic Chronicle of the United States and Vietnam.”

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