Texas Tech University

President's Award of Excellence


The President's Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who has one or more years of service with Texas Tech. This individual has demonstrated strong leadership skills throughout the year. He or she has made presentations, served on committees, and volunteered for campus activities. Individuals receiving the President's Award of Excellence lead by example and have a positive influence with their department and the Texas Tech Community.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Individual has one or more years of continuous service with Texas Tech.
  • Individual has a current performance evaluation on file with Human Resources and received an overall rating of "meets expectations" or above.
  • Individual has not received a disciplinary action within the previous twelve months.
  • Individual has completed all required trainings as outlined in OP 70.41.
  • Individual has not received a Distinguished Staff Award in the past five years. (The Quality Service Awards will be used as a basis for eligibility until a five year history has been established for the Distinguished Staff Awards.)

Each recipient receives:

  • $1,000 award
  • Award plaque