Giving to Texas State University

Doing more is essential to support Texas State in elevating student success and achieving designation as a national research university. Alumni, corporations, friends, and members of the Bobcat community, are empowered to make a difference as supporters and valued partners in our journey.

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Celebrate 125 Years

Join us for an event in your neighborhood to celebrate Texas State's 125th Anniversary! The festivities begin in 2024 and continue throughout the year.
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K-Damp's Leadership Award

CASE District IV honored TXST President Kelly Damphousse with the Dr. E Joseph Savoie Chief Executive Leadership Award on April 15.

NEXT IS NOW Campaign Progress

Your deep generosity enables us to carry out vital work, creating a healthier and happier
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NEXT IS NOW Capital Campaign

NEXT is a goal, gift, and promise. It’s how Texas State moves forward, continuing a legacy built on making a better tomorrow. The campaign was publicly launched in 2021 with the goal of raising $250 million for students, academics, athletics, and our campuses.

News, Stories, and Announcements

Dean and Susan Harrel Support School of Music Students

Dean and Susan Harrel

April 2024 · Big thanks to Dean and Susan Harrel for their generous contribution to the John Ralph and Doris Harrel Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Music, which awards scholarships to a student majoring in the School of Music, with a preference to those studying piano.

Estate gift benefits sociology scholarships for students

Lillian Dees

April 2024 · Lillian Dees, a TXST alum, former director of the LBJSC and senior lecturer in sociology, has designated the Lillian Dees and Darla Wood Endowed Scholarship in Sociology as the beneficiary of a generous estate gift.
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Lightfoot Healthcare Administration Endowed Scholarship

Lance and Jessica Lightfoot

March 2024 · Dedicated alumni Lance and Jessica Lightfoot have established an endowed scholarship to provide vital support to students in TXST’s School of Health Administration. A heartfelt thank you to Lance and Jessica for helping drive what’s NEXT.

Ways to Give

Your trust in us carries great significance and we are dedicated to managing your gift according to your vision. It is our unwavering goal to surpass your expectations by demonstrating our meticulous stewardship of your investment and ensuring its far-reaching influence.

About University Advancement

University Advancement serves the university community to advance, support, and sustain the innovative mission and strategic ambitions of Texas State through comprehensive engagement and philanthropic partnerships.
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