Human Resources Policies
HR49 Twenty-Five Year Service Award Program
Policy Steward:Vice President for Human Resources>
POLICY'S INITIAL DATE: October 01, 1963
THIS VERSION EFFECTIVE: July 1, 2016
To recognize faculty and staff members who have given long service to the University.
The award shall be an official Penn State captain's chair, rocking chair or clock. The employee shall also receive a personalized certificate commemorating the milestone.
All members of the faculty and staff who complete twenty-five years of full-time University employment are eligible.
Time spent on an approved University leave of absence whether paid or unpaid shall be considered active employment for the purposes of the award.
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for oversight of the award program and maintains a list of employees eligible to receive the award.
Strategic Communications may be contacted at https://strategiccommunications.psu.edu/ to make arrangements for publicity.
NOTE: The eligibility criteria outlined in this policy apply to 25 year awards only. Please see HR54 for information regarding retirement eligibility.