Theodore L. Mesang was Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands from 1949-1957. Mesang became Associate Professor in 1957, then professor in 1964. Mesang published over 250 compositions and directed the marching and concert bands.
Ernest J. Briskey was the Dean of Agricultural Science from 1979-1987 and professor of Animal Sciences from 1987-1998. Briskey studied the alterations undergone by meat tissue as it was produced by slaughterhouses for customers.
Walter G. Schroeder held several positions in the Extension Service including Extension Agent-at-Large, Lane County Extension Agent, and Coos County Agricultural Agent. In 1977, Schroeder became the Curry County staff chair.