About the Gloria W. White Award – Honoring Exceptional Staff

The Gloria W. White Award honors staff who go beyond their daily work to make an impact on Washington University. The award is meant to recognize staff who work from the heart to move the university forward.

This award was established in honor of former vice chancellor for human resources, Gloria W. White. White served at WashU from 1967 to 1997. The university established an award in White’s name to be presented annually to a staff member who has made exceptional contributions to the University. Learn more about Gloria White.

Exemplary staff are committed to the mission and demonstrate this dedication in big ways. It is important to continue to recognize staff who make a real difference in the WashU community and beyond. View past recipients in the list below, and learn how you can nominate a deserving Danforth staff member.

Previous recipients of the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award are: