Memorial Service for James P. Murphy, Ed.D., on October 6 in the Fireside Lounge


A memorial service will be held for Dr. James P. Murphy, retired associate professor of Graduate Education, Leadership, and Counseling, who died on September 7, 2012, in Florida. Dr. Murphy’s life will be celebrated on Saturday, October 6, in the Bart Luedeke Center Fireside Lounge at 1 p.m. This will be a time to share your condolences and support with Dr. Murphy’s wife, Frani, and family in their time of grief.

A member of the Rider faculty for 27 years, Dr. Murphy was cherished as a teacher, mentor, colleague and friend. The recipient of the University’s Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award in 2003 and the Founders Day faculty speaker in 2004, he will be missed by the many people whose lives he touched.