Emeritus Dean of Science F. A. Gilfillan and Chemistry Department Head Bert E. Christensen. Francois A. Gilfillan was a professor of Chemistry (1927-1939) and Dean of Science (1939-1962). Gilfillan also filled in as acting President of Oregon State College from 1941-1942.
Bert E. Christensen and Roy A. Young at 25-year club event. Roy A. Young became Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology in 1948 and taught courses in plant bacterial diseases and disease control. Young was head of the Botany and Plant Pathology department from 1958-1966. Young served for a short term as acting president from 1969-1970.