Eight Oregon State faculty members were named Fulbright scholars for 2019-20, qualifying OSU as a “top-producing” university, according to the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program.

Outstanding faculty attract, educate, and inspire outstanding students. Outstanding faculty fuel innovation and enhance the reputation and reach of the institution.

Oregon State University is committed to fostering the development of our faculty and staff, which in turn, enhances the success of our students, builds the reputation and global impact of our scholarship and research, and improves our institutional climate. Our faculty are a core component of the “ecosystem” of the University. The faculty builds the reputation and distinctiveness of OSU by creating and disseminating impactful research and scholarly output that improves our understanding of the world and changes the lives of those in Oregon and beyond for the better. Our faculty provide transformational educational experiences for undergraduate and graduate students, leading to student engagement and success while at OSU, and providing them with the tools to positively impact their communities once they leave.


OSU's faculty are committed to engaging in exceptional research, discovery, innovation and engagement that translates into a high-quality educational experience for our students. We reciprocate our commitment to excellent faculty through granting tenure and promotion in rank for those faculty who successfully complete a rigorous and thorough review process.
We are proud to share with you a list of 49 faculty who most recently received tenure.


We are proud of the more than 135 endowed faculty and chair positions at OSU.
These endowed faculty are selected for their preeminence in their field of study and permanently enhance the university's research and academic enterprise. We are appreciative of the donors who contribute generously to these endowed faculty positions.