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Presidential Medallion

The presidential medallion is the official insignia of the university president and is worn at commencement and other ceremonial occasions. UNLV's presidential medallion was given to the university by the Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada (CSUN) in 1973.

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Links of the presidential medallion chain are engraved with the names of university presidents and their terms of office.

The medallion depicts the official seal of the state of Nevada in sterling silver. Links of the chain are engraved with the names of university presidents and their terms of office, symbolizing the continuity of responsibility in the office.