Jack Colwell joined the faculty of the Gallivan Program in 2000 as an adjunct associate professor. Jack will be the Interim Director of the John W. Gallivan Program for AY 2016-2017.
Besides serving on the Notre Dame faculty, he is a newspaper columnist and frequent participant in public affairs and news programs on television.
Colwell was political writer for the South Bend Tribune for over 38 years: from 1964 until retiring from full-time employment at the newspaper in 2003. He continues to write a political column for the Tribune and on-line for Howey Politics Indiana. He has covered 20 national political conventions, sessions of the Indiana General Assembly and political campaigns from local to presidential.
In 2000, Colwell was inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.