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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

Fred Andrews

1924-2019
Faculty: 1957, emeritus 1989
Department Head 1973-1980

Richard Barrar

1923-2019
Faculty: 1967, emeritus 1988

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

Robert Freeman

1927-2018
Faculty: 1967, emeritus 1994

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

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

Marion Walter

1928-2021
Faculty: 1977, emerita 1994
In honor of Marion’s distinguished teaching history, The Marion Walter Future Teachers Award is given to the best graduating senior who is planning to go into teaching.

Lewis Ward

1925-2020
Faculty: 1959, emeritus, 1992

Daming Xu

1944-2007
Faculty: 1990–2007
Missing since November 4, 2007, while hiking in Cougar Reservoir area, east of Eugene

Bertram Yood

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