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The Walker School of Education works hard to provide programs that benefit learning outcomes and the students within our program. With the help of our faculty, students can not only benefit themselves, but they can also become leaders within their organizations and communities.

Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Cammy Romanuck-Murphy, Director of Graduate Programs, Walker School of Education
Dr. Cammy Romanuck-Murphy

Director of Graduate Programs, Walker School of Education

BS, MS, Minot State University; MA, Wayne State College; Ed.D., Trident University International

Dr. Cammy Romanuck-Murphy serves as the Walker School of Education Director of Graduate Programs. Dr. Romanuck-Murphy holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Trident University International, a Master of Arts in P-8 Educational Administration from Wayne State College, a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Minot State University. She began her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and remained an active SLP for nine years in K-12 education. In 2019, Dr. Romanuck-Murphy began teaching graduate courses as an adjunct instructor, in addition to her role as an SLP. She taught in the Masters and Doctoral programs at Trident University International in the College of Education and in the Communication Disorders undergraduate program at the University of Nebraska, Kearney. In 2021, Dr. Romanuck Murphy served as a full-time doctoral professor and research chair with Trident University International before accepting the Director of Graduate Programs role at Midland University.

Ben Andrews
Dr. Ben Andrews

Adjunct Instructor, Midland University

Dr. Andrews is an Assistant Professor and Quantitative Research Methodologist in the College of Education at Piedmont University. A sociologist by training, Dr. Andrews’s research interests focus on whether higher education maintains, mitigates, or exacerbates inequality in society. Dr. Andrews enjoys teaching statistics, quantitative research methods (e.g., program evaluation, assessment), and scholarly writing.

Dr. Andrews holds a BA in Sociology and Anthropology from Ohio Wesleyan University, an MA in Sociology from The Ohio State University, and a PhD in Sociology from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Jennifer Murnane-Rainey

Associate Professor of Management and Finance, Midland University

Dr. Jennifer Murnane-Rainey has held executive-level finance, sales, marketing, and operations leadership positions and played a key role in strategic planning efforts for organizations in the financial services, business services, and education industries. Jennifer has consulted on complex business issues to improve corporate, government, and nonprofit organizational performance.

Jennifer’s experience spans the fields of finance, adult education, and human capital. Her unique experience in securities analysis and management led her to further pursue the value of human capital in organizations. She has authored several dozen academic and practitioner articles. Jennifer is an associate professor of management and finance at Midland University and has her own strategy consulting company (JAM Group). 

Jennifer holds a Ph.D. in Family & Consumer Sciences Education from Iowa State University, and an MBA and a BSBA in Finance and Banking both from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Meet Our Advising Team

Our advising and admissions team at Midland University is a valuable resource to students who have questions about their program, school schedule, or even what books to purchase for next semester!

Jessye Torneten at Midland University
Jessye Torneten

Program Advisor
Phone: 402-719-9545

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