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Former Faculty

Frank W. Anderson

1927-2016
Faculty: 1957, emeritus 2003
Department Head 1987-1994
Frank W. Anderson Graduate Teaching Fund
Frank W. and Dorothy D. Anderson Mathematics Ph. D. Student Research Award Fund

Paul Civin

1919-2005
Faculty: 1946, emeritus 1984
Vice Provost of Financial Affairs 1975-1984
The Civin Graduate Award, endowed by the family of Paul and Harriet Civin, is awarded for the purpose of attracting and retaining promising graduate students.

Edgar E. DeCou

1868-1947
Faculty: 1902, emeritus 1944
The DeCou Prize is awarded annually to the outstanding graduating senior with a mathematics major

Kenneth Ghent

1911-2008
Faculty: 1935, emeritus 1975
Distinguished Service Award 1995
Ghent International Student Scholarship Fund

David K. Harrison

1931-1999
Faculty: 1963, emeritus 1993
The Harrison Memory Award, endowed by Ms. Ann Hill Harrison, is awarded for outstanding graduate research.

John Leahy

1938-2015
Faculty: 1966, emeritus 2003
In Memory
The John V. Leahy Memorial Endowment Fund in Mathematics

Henry L. Loeb

1924-2011
Faculty: 1968, emeritus 1992

Andrew F. Moursund

1901-1972
Faculty: 1931, emeritus 1970
Department Head 1939-1970
The Andrew and Lulu V. Moursund Endowment Fund
Moursund Lectures

Ivan Niven

1915-1999
Faculty: 1947, emeritus 1981
MAA president 1983-1984
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_M._Niven
Niven Obituary
Niven Lectures

Paul Olum

1918-2001
Faculty: 1976, emeritus 1989
Provost 1976-1980
President of University of Oregon 1980-1989
Paul Olum Endowment Fund and Paul Olum Postdoc Scholars
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Olum

Peter R. Sherman

1924-1991
Faculty: 1960, emeritus 1986

Robert F. Tate

1921-1999
Faculty: 1965, emeritus 1986

Don Truax

1927-2012
Faculty: 1959, emeritus 1992
Recipient of 2009 Carver Medal, Institute of Mathematics Statistics

Jim Van Buskirk

1931-2000
Faculty: 1962, emeritus 1996

Daming Xu

1944-2007
Faculty: 1990–2007
Missing since November 4, 2007, while hiking in Cougar Reservoir area, east of Eugene
http://www.nampn.org/cases/xu_daming.html

Bertram Yood

1917-2004
Faculty: 1953-1972, emeritus from Penn State U. 1982