President's Staff Excellence Award
The President's Staff Excellence Award is bestowed every year on the top university employees who best represent high achievement in their contributions to the university. Award recipients receive a one-time cash award. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria, to access the nomination form and to view a list of current and past recipients.
President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award
The President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award was established to recognize departments, teams or groups of employees whose achievements advance or support the university's initiatives to transform the Tulane experience. Recipients will receive a one-time cash award. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria, and to access the nomination form.
President's EDI Excellence Award
The President’s EDI Excellence Award was established to recognize employees who are leading the way to making Tulane a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming community. Recipients will receive a one-time cash award. Use the link below to learn more about award eligibility, criteria and the selection process.
Eligibility, award criteria, and selection process
Yvette Milner Jones Award
Congratulations to Will Ferbos, recipient of the 2021 Yvette Milner Jones Award. Read more.
In recognition of Yvette M. Jones' longstanding leadership, dedication, and tireless service to the advancement of Tulane University, the Tulane University Board established the Yvette Milner Jones Award. This award will be bestowed upon an outstanding Tulane University staff member or administrator for his or her superior achievement, dedicated service, and involvement in the affairs of the Tulane University community. Use the link below for award eligibility, criteria and selection process.
The Spirit of Tulane Award
This award was established by President Fitts in 2017 to recognize those employees who best exemplify the Spirit of Tulane. Nominations for this award are accepted on a continuous basis. Recipients are notified by the Office of the President and are invited as honored guests to attend the annual unified recognition event held each spring. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria and selection process.
Tulane Staff Legacy Award
This honor is bestowed on those staff employees who voluntarily leave the university in good standing after 25 years of continuous, full-time staff employment at Tulane. Those whose service has been awarded legacy status may maintain an active Tulane email account, participate in the extended tuition waiver program,* maintain library privileges, have access to Tulane dining facilities, access the Reily Center at employee rates, receive discounted tickets for athletic events and the bookstore and have access to lectures, concerts and theater performances on campus that are open to the university community. Use the links below for award eligibility, criteria and to access the nomination form.
*Extended tuition waiver benefit is available to all staff employees who meet eligibility requirements as outlined in the staff handbook regardless of Legacy Award status.
Staff Recognition Social
Previously the Unified Staff Recognition event, Tulane celebrated the incredible achievements and 2021 milestones of staff employees at the Staff Recognition Social in October 2022. Over 400 staff employees were recognized for their excellent service, dedication, and contributions to the university.
Please see below to see who was honored during last year's event.
For questions please contact the Office of Human Resources at 504-865-4748.