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A Culture of Recognition


Stanford provides 3 university-wide recognition programs for employees. Furthermore, Business Affairs proudly embraces a culture of recognition and offers two additional, local awards that celebrate career milestones, workplace excellence, and personal and professional growth. 

Spotlight Award

The Spotlight Award, granted by the CFO and VP of Business Affairs, is presented in recognition of one or more of the following:

Alignment with department values

Cross departmental collaboration

Significant project results

Outstanding operations at the local level

Up to twelve (12) individuals may be winners of the annual Spotlight Award and they receive a gift card in the amount of $500, a customized letter of appreciation from the CFO, attendance and recognition at the Business Affairs Managers Meeting, and lunch with the CFO.

2021 Spotlight Winners