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  • Chancellor's Regalia

     Chancellor's Badge and Chain of Office
  • College Mace

    The College Mace is carried by the president of the Student Assembly at all official William & Mary convocations, such as Opening Convocation, Commencement, Charter Day, and other special convocations, as a symbol of the authority vested in the rector of the College and delegated to the…
  • Marischal Mace

    The Marischal Mace is carried by a representative of the Graduate Council at all official William & Mary convocations. A gift from the University of Aberdeen in honor of the College of William & Mary's 300th anniversary, the mace was presented by the University's Principal and Vice…
  • President's Medallion

    The first President's Medallion depicts William & Mary's coat of arms and the W&M cipher. The medallion was crafted by Charles Eugene ("Mike") Stousland, Jr., class of 1941. Stousland was Chair of the Department of Architecture at Miami University of Ohio and also crafted jewelry and small…
  • Senior Class Chain of Office

    The Senior Class Chain of Office is worn by the president of the senior class at William & Mary for official functions. At the end of the commencement ceremony, after the last faculty member has exited the auditorium, the president of the graduating class presents the Senior Class Chain of…

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This website contains the best available information from known sources at the time it was written. Unfortunately, many of the early original records of William & Mary were destroyed by fires, military occupation, and the normal effects of time. The information in this website is not complete, and it changes as we continue to research and uncover new sources.