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.
Ivan Pratt was a Marine Biologist for Oregon State College in the 1940's and 1950's. Pratt created a parasitology lab to help support and expand Marine Biology studies. Pratt discovered a new species of mite that attacked beachhoppers, a type of crustacean, along Oregon and Washington coasts.
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.
Oregon State University College of Home Economics Department of Foods and Nutrition. From bottow row left to right: Lorraine Miller, James Leklem, Margy Woodburn, Margaret Lewis, Carolyn Raab, Jean Peters, Rosemary Wander, Constance Georgiou, Mary Kelsey, Zoe Ann Holmes, and Florian Cerklewski.