AMHERST, Mass. - George A. Marston, the first dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, has received the Chancellor’s Medal, the highest honor given by the campus in recognition of service to the University. Marston, 89, was cited for his devotion, loyalty, and exceptional service to UMass, as well as for his "statesmanlike demeanor." The medal was presented at a Dec. 17 luncheon honoring the College’s past and present deans, an event held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the College of Engineering. Approximately 75 faculty members, family members, and alumni attended the event at the Gunness Engineering Student Center.