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Employee Recognition Policy

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Employee Recognition Policy

Date Approved:10-12-2016
Last Revision:10-12-2016
Last Reviewed:10-12-2016
Approved By:President
This policy has a related procedure. Click to view the procedure below.


This policy establishes Northern Michigan University’s Employee Recognition Program which has been designed to:

  • Recognize outstanding contributions by individuals and teams that further the University’s mission, vision, and core values; and
  • Promote a culture of appreciation and foster a spirit of community.


This policy pertains to all University faculty and staff.


General: Northern Michigan University’s Human Resources Department will establish, maintain, and implement an individual and team employee recognition program to recognize employees that demonstrate exemplary performance and service in furthering the mission, vision, and core values of the University.

This policy has related procedures:

  • Excellence-in-Service Award Procedures
  • Distinguished Team Award Procedures