Associate professor, print journalism. B.A. in journalism, University of Arkansas, 1970; MSJ, Northwestern University, 1971. Nieman Fellow, Harvard, 1982. Jordan joined the department in 1995, from The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was a Washington correspondent. He became an assigning editor for The Inquirer in 1989 and worked in the suburbs and on the City Desk before he was named North Zone editor, with responsibility for a two-county edition which reached about 110,000 readers. He has also worked forThe Kansas City Star, and The Boston Globe. Among his other assignments have been features and sports, editorial writing and TV and radio critic.