The Presidential Medal was established in 1972. The medal, on a heavy gold chain, is a golden replica of the University seal awarded for outstanding contributions to education, government, religion, public service, or the humanities. The medal and citation are presented publicly by the President of the University.
Nominations are accepted by the President of the University from members of the Marywood community.
12/01/72 - Establishment of The Marywood Medal announced in the President's Memo
1986 - The Marywood Medal becomes known as The Presidential Medal