Staff Recognition

2016 Long-Service Recognition Dinner: beautiful table setting at the Schwarzman Center

“In my work as Yale’s president, I am reminded every day of the extraordinary commitment and dedicated efforts of our staff, who are the lifeblood of this university.”

– Peter Salovey, President, Yale University, Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology

The university appreciates the commitment and contributions of Yale’s staff members to the success of its ambitious academic and societal mission. Yale offers the following programs, awards, and events to recognize its talented and devoted employees:

Staff Service Recognition Program

President Salovey with Judy Schiff celebrating her 55-year Yale anniversary at the Long-Service Recognition Dinner

Based upon years of service to the university, honorees are thanked and celebrated at every five-year milestone anniversary. more

Linda K. Lorimer Award

Linda K Lorimer award logo

Conferred by the president, this award honors staff members whose work furthers Yale’s achievement of its core mission. more…

Staff Appreciation Day

Tent with guests on Old Campus, the gathering space for Staff Appreciation Day 2016

Annually in late springtime, Yale pays tribute to the hard work that its staff members do throughout the year. The event is held on the lawn of Sterling Memorial Library and features free food, fun, and live music. more…

#outofthebluethanks

In recognition of service excellence to the university, this program thanks recipients with a surprise visit and token of appreciation. View honoree photos here and visit #outofthebluethanks on Yale’s Yammer site to read about their accomplishments.