Every academic major has its own gonfalon in which certain colors represent different departments.
The processional begins with the all-college gonfalonier, who leads in the faculty, followed by the Schools of Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies gonfaloniers , who lead in the students.
The names of the gonfaloniers will be listed in the program.
We contacted Southern Tailors for quotes on gonfalons because of a recommendation from another university.
The hand-stitched, silk gonfalons are black and gold, reflecting the university's official colors.
To be selected to be a gonfalonier is considered an honor, as their academic department chooses the person elected to carry it.
It is borne at the head of all university processions by a senior faculty member known as the gonfalonier .
On every balcony and at every window are flags, banners, and gonfalons in a riot of colors to rock your senses.
Fifty thousand citizens, along with Nobel laureates, European and Italian MPs and gonfaloniers from hundreds of cities, ask that Operation Survival, to save 5 million lives, be launched immediately.
If the ceremony is held indoors due to inclement weather, the gonfalons will not be carried.