Staff Recognition and Award Programs

Congratulations to the Yvette Milner Jones Award Recipient!

The President's Staff Excellence Award

The President's Staff Excellence Award is bestowed every year on the top university staff employees who best represent high achievement in their contributions to the university. Award recipients receive a one-time cash award and will be honored at an annual dinner at the home of the University's President.

  • For eligibility, award criteria and selection process, please click here.
  • For the nomination form, please click here.
  • For a list of current and past recipients, please click here.


The 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.   

  • For eligibility, award criteria and selection process please click here.
  • For the nomination form, please click here.
*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.


The Yvette Milner Jones Award

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.

  • For eligibility, award criteria, selection process and nomination form please click here.
  • For the 2016 Yvette Milner Jones Award nomination form, please click here.


Staff Recognition Events

Workforce Management Organization hosts Tulane University’s annual Staff Recognition Events every Spring on the Uptown, Downtown, and Tulane National Primate Research Center campuses. The University President and peers honor all regular full-time and regular part-time staff members that have reached a milestone anniversary during the prior year. Milestone anniversaries are recognized in 5-year increments. Invitations are mailed to the honored guests’ home address approximately four weeks prior to the event.

Please see below for staff that reached a milestone anniversary during 2015:

For questions please contact Workforce Management at 504-865-5280.

WFMO, University Square, 200 Broadway, Suite 120, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5280