About Events The Art of Public Service: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy The Art of Public Service: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy FEB 5, 2020 3:00 PM Great Hall of Garrett Hall REGISTER HERE Join the Miller Center and Batten School for a discussion with New Jersey’s sitting governor, Phil D. Murphy, and First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy on the trajectory of their careers on how their private-sector work transferred to government, and issues that they have focused on in the state house. The discussion will be moderated by Dean Ian H. Solomon. Ian H. Solomon Ian H. Solomon has been dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy since September 2019. He comes to Batten with more than 20 years of experience as an educator, policymaker, diplomat and businessman in more than 40 countries. The Batten School has the distinction of being the only school of public policy administration in the U.S. that is explicitly committed to teaching leadership. The School’s programs inspire students to act vigorously, effectively and ethically on behalf of the common good. Read full bio Governor Phil D. Murphy Phil Murphy has served as the 56th governor of the state of New Jersey since January 2018. He was the United States Ambassador to Germany from 2009 to 2013. First Lady Tammy Snyder Murphy Tammy Snyder Murphy is the First Lady of the state of New Jersey. She is a native of the Commonwealth of Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia. Related Content Ian H. Solomon Racial Equity Task Force Releases Report, 12 Key Recommendations For Action News The University of Virginia’s Racial Equity Task Force today released its report, titled “Audacious Future: Commitment Required,” outlining 12 key initiatives to improve racial equity at UVA. The Batten School Announces 2020-21 Recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship News Today, the Batten School announced the nine student recipients of the Bocock and Hitz Public Service Fellowship for 2020-21. Through the generosity of Mary Buford and Fred Hitz, the fellowship was established in 2012 to support exceptional students in MPP program who are dedicated to creating positive change in their public service careers.