Lawriter - OAC - 3339-1-16 Insignia.

3339-1-16 Insignia.

(A) Colors of Miami university

The official colors of Miami university shall be crimson and white. (volume five, page 54, minutes of the board of trustees, September 18, 1902.)

(B) Seal of the Miami university

"A seal has been provided of the description following, to wit: Around the outer circle thereof are the words, 'Sigillum Universitatis Miamiensis.' Within the circle are an open book, a globe, and a telescope, surmounted by these words as a motto: 'Prodesse quam conspici.' That the said seal be, and the same is hereby adopted as the seal of the Miami university." (volume one, pages 176-177, minutes of the board of trustees, September 26, 1826.)

(C) Motto of the Miami university

The motto of the university shall be "Prodesse quam con- spici," which may be translated "To Accomplish Rather Than to be Conspicuous," or "It Is Better to be Useful Than Conspicuous."

(D) Flag of Miami university

The flag of Miami university shall be made in accordance with the following specifications: standard American flag proportions (generally four feet x six feet) with a field divided by a diagonal bar half crimson (coccinum), half white (album); the predominate color of crimson to be that half of the flag above a diagonal bar from the bottom of the hoist at the mast to the upper corner of the fly end; the subordinate color of white to be that half of the flag below a diagonal bar from the bottom of the hoist to the upper corner of the fly end. Satin or similar materials shall be used. In all instances, the national flag code shall be followed when displaying the flag of the university. Whenever the flags of the state of Ohio and Miami university are displayed together, the latter shall be subordinate to the former.

Replaces: 3339-1-16



Effective: 3/6/2015
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3339.01
Rule Amplifies: 3339.01
Prior Effective Dates: 8/1/84, 9/30/99