Office Manager Paul Watson Receives 2016 President's Staff Excellence Award
Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts and Riptide visited the Economics
Department on Monday December 12 to present Executive Secretary Paul
Watson with a 2016 President's Staff Excellence Award -- and a check for $1000. The
President's Staff Excellence Awards are annually granted to Tulane staff members
outstanding achievement in their contributions to the university by either
increasing productivity within a department, contributing to significant cost
savings or exceeding expectations of service. “The awards are given
out to individuals who epitomize what dedication to the university is all about,” said
President Fitts. Members of the Economics Department were also on hand for
the surprise presentation to express their enthusiastic support and gratitude
for Paul's many contributions to the department.
As of 2016, Paul has been at Tulane for a total of 21 years. From 1988-1995
he worked first with the Psychology Department and then the Graduate School.
earning his BS in Computer Information Systems at Tulane in 1994, he worked
in the IT field as a programmer, systems analyst, and technical writer for
several years. He returned to Tulane to manage Economics in
We are all so happy and delighted
that Paul received this award. Congratulations!