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University Seal

The seal of Marshall University features the date of the institution’s founding and a bust of namesake John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. An alternate version, in Latin, is reserved for the use of the university president.

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The university’s primary logo is the Bar M.

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Athletics Logo

The alternate “The Herd” athletics logo is used for sports-related purpose.

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School Colors

Marshall’s official colors are kelly green and white. For specific brand guidelines, please visit the Brand Guide website.


Marco the Bison

Marshall’s lovable bison mascot has around since the 1930s. The Marco name is derived from “Marshall College.” To learn more, check out The Definitive History of Marco: The Mascot of Marshall University.

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John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps

Members of the John Marshall Fife and Drum Corps are students and instructors in the Department of Music. They wear Revolutionary War-era uniforms and perform on McDonagh fifes and rope drums. The corps plays music from the era of John Marshall.

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President’s Medallion and Grand Mace

Chief Justice John Marshall’s image is used prominently on both the President’s Medallion and the Grand Mace of the university.


“We Are Marshall” Wordmark

“We Are…Marshall” captures the enthusiasm, strength and resiliency of the Marshall family. The wordmark may be used as a complementary graphic with the primary logo.