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Staff Senate Wall of Honors

Continuing the Tradition – The Second 100

Unveiled during the Arkansas State University Centennial Celebrations, the Staff Centennial Wall of Honor recognizes staff members who have made significant contributions to A-State during its history.  Since the initial recognition of 100 staff in 2010, Staff Senate is “Continuing the Tradition” and recognizing additional outstanding staff every five years.

The Staff Senate Distinguished Performance Awards (DPA) Committee is charged with overseeing the nomination and approval process for permanently honoring future distinguished staff members. 

Nomination Criteria

To be eligible, nominees must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a current, former or retired staff member.
  2. Other than exceptional cases, have a minimum of 10 years of service.
  3. Made significant, long-term contributions to A-State.

Each nomination must include the following in order to be considered:

  • Nominee’s full name
  • Nominee’s title and unit
  • Year of first contract and year of the last contract (e.g., 2007‐2020)
  • Key contributions to A-State (i.e., why they are being nominated).  Some examples could include professionalism, dedication to student success, loyalty to the institution, volunteer service, client satisfaction, leadership, etc.

Timeline for Nominations

  1. Nominations open: March 1, 2023
  2. Nominations close: April 15, 2023
  3. Committee reviews and makes selections: April 16 - May 10, 2023
  4. Committee announces honorees during the Distinguished Performance Awards Ceremony in the spring.