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Texas State University
University Advancement

Academic Excellence

Defining the Texas State of the Future

We've identified funding priorities to ensure a continued legacy of excellence. With the support of our Bobcat alumni and friends, we can bring big ideas to life and define the future of Texas State together.

Big Ideas Are happening at Texas State

Ideas to improve our way of life. Innovations to keep us safe. Cutting-edge research that will lead to better health.
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Dr. Nicole Wagner

Faculty Expertise

Endowed professorships and chairs help attract and retain world-class professors, which in turn attract more high achieving students.

Building Programs

Endowment funding for academic initiatives, research centers and programs support creativity, discovery and learning at Texas State University.
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Wittliff Collections

Named for Bill Wittliff - legendary author, screenwriter, and dear friend of Texas State - The Wittliff Collections seeks endowment support.

Energized Students and Engaged Faculty

They Push Texas State Toward New Horizons

Philosophy Dialogue Series

College of Science and Engineering Open House

SXSW TXST Innovation Lab

Impact Stories

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Prepared New academic degree programs meet workforce demand

Texas State continuously strives to build academic degree programs tailored to meet workforce demand, and prepare students to make an impact in the world.
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Fullbright Student Award

Luiza Daude Laurents has received a Fulbright Student Award to Germany for 2020-2021 as an English teaching assistant.
National Collegiate Sales Competition

Top 10 Team Honors

Texas State wins Top 10 team honors at first virtual National Collegiate Sales Competition.
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Healthcare Awards

Five Texas State University clinical laboratory science students awarded CLS Cardinal Healthcare Scholarship.
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Faculty Honors

$1 million gift honors Eugene Payne with endowed chair in McCoy College of Business
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33 Research Centers and Institutes

Texas State University is committed to applied research that can change the world. We strive continuously to expand our research footprint.

For More Information

To learn more, please contact Dr. Dan Perry in the Office of Development at or call 512.245.4055.