Endowed and Named Faculty Support Funds

Endowed and named faculty support funds provide reliable and lasting support for generation after generation of faculty. These gifts honor nationally and internationally known scholars, educators, researchers and leaders in their fields – empowering them to undertake groundbreaking research, develop exceptional learning opportunities for students and forge new paths in their field.

Read the stories below to learn about the 160+ endowed and named faculty support funds across Oregon State University, and meet the visionary donors who have created them.



College of Agricultural Sciences

Paul G. and Sandra A. Arbuthnot Professor
Baggett-Frazier Vegetable Breeder Professor
Bob and Barbara Bailey Master Gardener Professor
Terence Bradshaw Leadership Academy Professor
Emery Castle Chair in Resource and Rural Economics
Endowed Chair for Marine Mammal Research
Endowed Faculty in Whale Habitats
N.B. and Jacqueline Giustina Professor in Turf Management
Glenn and Mildred Harvey Professor
Hatfield Marine Science Center Endowed Director
William C. Hoffman Professorship in Animal and Rangeland Sciences
George R. Hyslop Professor for Oregon Grass Seed Research and Education
Jacobs-Root Endowed Professor in Food Science and Technology
Klamath Basin Potato Endowed Faculty Scholar
Warren Kronstad Wheat Research Chair
Reub A. Long Professor
Bob and Phyllis Mace Watchable Wildlife Chair
Miner Professor of Biological and Ecological Engineering
Morrow Professor for Natural Resources Extension Education and Applied Research
Northwest Berry Production and Management Professor
Nor'Wester Professor in Fermentation Science
Richard and Betty O'Brien Professor of Extension Viticulture
Oregon Dairy Farmers Association Faculty Scholar in Dairy Production and Management
Oregon Dairy Industries - Bodyfelt Professor
Oregon Hazelnut Industry Endowed Professor
Oregon Potato Research/Extension Professor
Walther H. Ott Professor in Poultry Science
Harold E. and Leona M. Rice Professor in Systematic Entomology
Jaclyn J. Rusch Faculty Scholar in Food Science
Y. Sherry Sheng and Spike Wadsworth Master Gardener Professor
Withycombe Chair in Reproductive Physiology
James and Judith Atwood Youde Faculty Scholar