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Ric Murphy, American state official. Recipient Outstanding Leadership award, Massachusetts House Representatives, 1980, Professional Services award, District Advisory Council, 1981; Senior Executive fellow, Harvard University, 1986.


Murphy, Ric was born on July 17, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert H. and Joan Maire (Cornwall) Murphy.


Bachelor of Science, Boston State College, 1973. Master, Urban Affairs, Boston University, 1976. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1986.


Teacher Boston Public Schools, 1973—1976, team consultant, 1976—1978, principal, 1978—1979, assistant commissioner superintendent, 1979—1982, assistant senior officer, 1982—1983. Director Massachusetts State Office Affirmative Action, Boston, since 1983.


Vice president Fort Hill Civic Association, Boston. Member State Democratic Caucus. Board directors New England Hospital, Express Air, Inc.

Advisory board Gannet Publications, Station WLUI-television, Boston. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (board directors, Outstanding Service to Community award 1980), Black Educators Alliance Massachusetts (treasurer 1977-1979, outstanding Community Service award), Piggy Bank, Association Affirmative Action Professionals, Urban League.