Larry Murphy serves as a director of strategic projects for NIET. In this role Larry directs the planning, implementation, and assessment of projects and services for NIET and its partners across the country. Prior to joining NIET, Larry served as director of KIPP Through College in New Orleans, Louisiana. In this role, he built the structures and systems that allowed the team to support the postsecondary decisions and success of high school students across New Orleans and college students across the country.
Previously, Larry served as a college counselor in New Orleans, where he worked with students, families, and stakeholders to ensure that all students were able to make the most informed decisions about their postsecondary options. Larry began his career as a geometry teacher in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
Larry is a Tampa, Florida, native. He earned his Bachelor of Science in political science and religion from Florida State University, and a Master of Public Policy from Vanderbilt University.