Staff Recognition

2019 Long-Service Recognition Dinner

“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 honorees 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. Read more about the Staff Recognition Program.

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. Read more about the Staff Recognition Program

Staff Appreciation Day

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 Old Campus and features food, fun, and live music.  more about the Staff Appreciation Day

#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.