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Madelyn Levitt Employee Excellence Awards

Madelyn M. Levitt Employee Excellence Award


The Madelyn M. Levitt Employee Excellence Award is presented to a staff member who demonstrates exceptional commitment to excellence in the performance of their duties. Criteria for the award includes:

  • Exceptional performance as an employee of Drake University
  • Outstanding dedication to providing courteous, prompt and quality service
  • Demonstrated commitment to University programs, initiatives, and services
  • Professional values and behavior that demonstrate exceptional service to others and a commitment to Drake University

The nominee must be a current staff member with at least one year of service at Drake. 

To nominate a colleague, submit a letter of nomination to Human Resources. Nomination letters may be sent through campus mail or electronically to  The letter should detail specific examples of how the nominee exemplifies each of the applicable criteria.  Additional letters of support are not necessary. For additional information, including nomination due dates, please contact Linda Feiden at

The following individuals have been recognized as recipients of the Madelyn M. Levitt Employee Excellence Award:

Madelyn M. Levitt Employee Excellence Award Recipients


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