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 Sen. Tim Kaine Discusses War Powers Legislation With UVA Students News Virginia’s junior senator, who introduced legislation limiting presidential war powers as tensions escalated in the Middle East, said he came to the Batten School to hear from the one group likely to be most affected by war: young people. Dean Solomon Steps In as Guest Coach for UVA Women's Basketball News Dean Ian Solomon took a timeout from his regular day-to-day responsibilities to step in as guest coach for the UVA women's basketball team as they faced off against Old Dominion University on Nov. 24.