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About Us

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Welcome to University Advancement

Working hand-in-hand with the entire campus, University Advancement is dedicated to expanding community and tradition and increasing awareness and philanthropic contributions to Texas State University through alumni relations, development and media relations.

As the fourth-largest university in Texas and the 31st-largest public university in the country, Texas State has a wide community of alumni and friends who continue to help the university reach exciting new heights. With 38,000 students enrolled in fall 2015, the university is helping to ensure Texas will have an educated workforce ready to compete and succeed in a 21st-century economy. As one of the state’s Emerging Research Universities, our students and faculty are creating groundbreaking discoveries that will not only impact our state, but improve our world.

Our Mission

University Advancement will continue to develop connections with alumni, parents, friends and organizations that further advance excellence in teaching, research and scholarship.

  • Alumni Relations Once a Bobcat, always a Bobcat. Join the Alumni Association and get connected with your fellow alumni today.
  • Development Create a scholarship for a deserving student or advance outstanding academic programs. There are many ways to support the university. Our development staff can help you find the one that’s right for you. For more information, please call 512.245.2396.
  • Media Relations Learn about the accomplishments of our students and faculty and stay up to date on the latest campus news.
  • Texas State University Development Foundation Supports and furthers the mission of Texas State University through the acceptance and investment of gifts established as endowments benefiting the students, faculty and staff.