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Reception / Open House

2023 Showcase: Celebrating Excellence Banquet

Compton Union Building
CUB Senior Ballroom | WSU Pullman | RSVP is required and available through March 22, 2023 | Dress is business formal attire.
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Attendance is by RSVP only

About the event

Honoring the achievements of WSU faculty and staff

The Celebrating Excellence Banquet recognizes the outstanding achievements of WSU faculty and staff. The individuals honored have exhibited extraordinary commitment to the University community. They have encouraged and challenged students to reach their highest potential.

Honors presented during this special event include the following:
  • Sahlin Eminent Faculty Award
  • V. Lane Rawlins Distinguished Lifetime Service Award
  • Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award
  • Sahlin Faculty Excellence Awards
    • Instruction
    • Outreach & engagement
    • Research, scholarship & arts
    • Leadership
  • President’s Employee Excellence Awards
  • President’s Distinguished Teaching Awards for Career-Track Faculty
  • Faculty Mid-Career Award
  • Faculty Diversity Award
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
  • Presenter of the Distinguished Faculty Address
  • Promotion to the rank of Regents Professor
  • Newly tenured and/or promoted faculty members


Sarah Mahaffy, Director of Campus Events
(509) 335-7826