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.
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.
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.
In 2021, a virtual Unified Recognition Event to recognize staff members that reached a milestone anniversary during 2019 and 2020, President's Staff Excellence Award recipients, President's Departmental/Team Excellence Award recipients and Student Employment Recognition Awards.
Please see below to see who was honored during last year's event.
The 2022 Unified Recognition Event will be held on October 13, 2022 to recognize staff members that reached a milestone anniversary in 2021.
For questions please contact the Office of Human Resources at 504-865-4748.