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Employee Recognition

Employee recognition programs, including Employees of the Month and Year, the Annual Employee Recognition Program, State of Kansas and University service awards, and other recognition programs.

The University of Kansas (KU) recognizes the service and dedication of its outstanding employees through various ceremonies and awards presentations held throughout the year.

Employees of the Month and Year

Learn more about KU's program to recognize outstanding employees of the month and year, including past winners and information about the nomination and selection process.

Annual Employee Recognition Program

Learn more about the Annual Employee Recognition Program hosted each spring by HRM where a number of awards are presented.

Team Awards

Learn more about Team Awards which may be presented each year as part of the Annual Employee Recognition Program.

KU Service Award

Learn more about the KU Service Award which celebrates the long term service of University employees.

State of Kansas Service Awards

Learn more about the State of Kansas Service Award which celebrates the long term service of University employees.

Chancellor's Holiday Reception

Learn more about the Chancellor's Holiday Reception for KU employees held each December.

Faculty and Academic Staff Retirement Luncheon

Learn more about the luncheon held each year shortly after commencement to honor faculty who have recently retired.

University Support Staff and Unclassified Professional Staff Retirement Luncheon

Each spring, the University hosts a luncheon to honor university support staff and unclassified professional staff who have retired since July 1 of the previous year or will retire by June 30 of the current year.


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