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Faculty and staff service awards

Identifier: 11.100-ServiceAwards

Scope and Contents

Initiated in May 1979, the university holds this ceremony toward the end of the spring semester to recognize faculty and staff for longevity of service and for retirment. Employees are recognized beginning with 10 years of service to the university, and again every 5 years thereafter. Records in this group may include programs, invitations, memos, press releases, photographs, and remarks. Years not available: 1994, 2007, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020. Arranged chronologically.


  • 1979-2021


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by Texas State University. Educational reproduction is allowed without permission. Authorization to publish must be obtained from the Special Collections and Archives.

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Historical note

Faculty and staff service awards began in the late 1970s as a way to recognize staff who have worked at the university for 10 or more years. Ceremonies also honored retiring facutly and staff until the Retired Faculty and Staff Reception was split out into its own event (maybe 2000s?).


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Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred on a rolling basis.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA