The Employee Recognition Program provides an opportunity to recognize and thank staff and faculty for their contributions, dedication, and commitment to the WSU community.  Washington State University is a top-tier research university and one of America’s leading land-grant universities and our faculty and staff are at the forefront of this endeavor, continually offering their best.

From academics to facilities maintenance, from athletics to research to student services, the members of the WSU community are central to every success, every improvement, and every triumph.

The Employee Recognition Program recognizes Washington State University employees through the following programs.

Length of Service Awards

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Recognizing and supporting the contributions of WSU employees with milestone celebrations and awards.

Annual Employee Recognition Reception

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An annual, system-wide celebration to recognize the contributions of WSU faculty and staff.

Crimson Spirit Award Program

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A monthly commendation for Washington State University faculty and staff who have provided superior customer service.

Quarter Century Club

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Honoring faculty and staff who have reached the impressive milestone of 25 years of service to Washington State University.

President’s Employee Excellence Awards

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Recognizes outstanding contributions to the University by administrative professional and classified employees from across the state.

Provost’s Eminent Faculty Award

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First presented in 2000, WSU’s Sahlin Eminent Faculty Award is the university’s highest faculty honor.