Green Bay Packers President & CEO, Mark Murphy will be the commencement speaker at St. Norbert College on Sunday, May 14th, at 11:00am, in the Mulva Family Fitness & Sports Center on the SNC campus. In addition to giving the commencement address, Murphy will receive an honorary doctorate.
“One of the main reasons we wanted to honor Mark is because of his lifelong commitment to higher education,” said St. Norbert College interim president Thomas Kunkel. “He believes in education, he has himself been educated at some of the best institutions of higher learning in the nation, and he and the Packers have strongly supported the educational institutions of Wisconsin, including St. Norbert College. We thank him for his support, and we salute him for his passionate and lifelong commitment to learning.”
Murphy, possessor of extensive experience in professional football and sports administration, is in his 16th year as the Packers President and CEO. Under his guidance, the organization continues to rank as one of the NFL’s premier franchises, with highly successful operations both on and off the field. On the field, the team has compiled a 164-97-2 overall record (.627), one of the NFL’s top marks during his tenure. Additionally, the club has made 11 playoff trips, including a team-record eight straight from 2009 to 2016, advanced to five NFC Championship games and earned a victory in Super Bowl XLV.