A leading supporter of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, Rebecca Camden has made a wide variety of gifts supporting the college’s faculty, students and programs. She and her late husband, Steve Camden, ’77, established the Camden Professorship in 2010, and in 2021 Rebecca created an endowed faculty scholar position fund to support teaching excellence.
Rebecca also established the endowed Steven M. Camden Memorial Scholarship in Veterinary Rehab and Sports Medicine as well as the
Maude Camden Memorial Scholarship, which benefits veterinary medicine students with interest in shelter medicine and rescue animals.
A Stanford University economics graduate, Rebecca is a retired finance executive who held senior positions in global, publicly held companies including AT&T Wireless, Expedia and CHC Group, Ltd., an operator of helicopters serving the oil and gas industry. Since her retirement in 2015, she has devoted her time to not-for-profit board service and philanthropy. She has served many years as an OSU Foundation Trustee and on its Campaign Steering Committee in addition to her volunteer leadership roles with the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, the Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington, the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) and the Zonta Club of Corvallis.