Dr. Christopher “Kit” Murphy is the current Interim Director for the Honors Program. His main role at The College of New Jersey is as Associate Provost, which he has done 2014. He received an associate’s degree from Lewis and Clark Community College, a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and a Ph.D. in neurobiology and behavior from Cornell University. Prior to joining TCNJ, Dr. Murphy served as chair of the Department of Biology at Indiana State University and, prior to that, as a faculty member and coordinator of the mathematics and science portion of the General Education program at James Madison University. His research focuses on acoustic communication in treefrogs. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.
Tiffany M. Youngblood is Professional Services Specialist for the Honors Program, Liberal Learning Department and Writing Program. Ms. Youngblood earned a BA in Criminal Justice from Holy Family University and a Master of Science in Management with a concentration in Public Service Administration from Thomas Edison State University. With a little over twenty years of experience working in higher education, she has vast knowledge of structural and procedural expectancies. Her connection with the student population is important and through a writing adjunct position, she is able to connect policy with practice.