On May 17 at 11 a.m. an Investiture Ceremony of President Dianne F. Harrison will be held in honor of her role at the university.
California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White will present Harrison with the Presidential Medallion, according to the investiture website. The medallion symbolizes her responsibilities to the university.
The event will be held in the Valley Performing Arts Center’s Grand Hall. As stated in the investiture website, the investiture is the formal ceremony of conferring the authority and symbols of high office and is a ceremony that has been around since the Middle Ages.
As a result of the investiture of Harrison, an award was created. “The Harrison Leadership Award will recognize a freshman CSUN student for his or her leadership as demonstrated by involvement in student government, or in a club or organization,” according to the investiture website.