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Sue Crutcher receives 2020 Cuthbertson Award

Stanford Earth's HR leader is recognized for major campus-wide contributions. She has worked with the Office of Community Standards, Sexual Harassment and Policy Office, Title IX program, and created a transgender guide for the Stanford workplace.

BY Danielle Torrent Tucker
ClockMarch 31, 2021

Sue Crutcher, associate dean for human resources and faculty affairs in the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth), has been named a 2020 recipient of the Kenneth M. Cuthbertson Award for Contributions to Stanford University. The annual award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the achievement of the university’s goals and is open to all members of the Stanford community.

Sue Crutcher
Sue Crutcher

She was commended “for her exceptional contributions to the university community, including her work with the Office of Community Standards.”

Crutcher has made strides working with the Office of Community Standards, Sexual Harassment and Policy Office, and Title IX program. She also created a transgender guide for the Stanford workplace.

She was recognized “for her positive, approachable nature and her willingness to work beyond the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, often in partnership with other human resources units.”

“Sue is a remarkable colleague and has served as a counselor and mentor to many – staff, students and faculty – from across campus," said Stanford Earth Senior Associate Dean Amy Balsom. "Her contributions have been significant including Stanford Earth’s Respectful & Inclusive Community program and countless others.”

Crutcher was also noted “for her work in creating the Day in the Life Career Conversations series as an avenue for staff to gain access to broader career opportunities across campus.”

Read the original announcement from the Stanford News Service.

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