Factsheet NEXT IS NOW Capital Campaign


Texas State University announced the launch of the public phase of its $250 million NEXT IS NOW capital campaign on Oct. 8. The campaign is the largest in Texas State history.

With your support, Texas State University is creating the NEXT big thing. Gifts from donors and alumni have fueled the university’s growth and transformed our future.


  • Campaign Goal: $250 million
  • Gifts and Pledges to Date: $198 million
  • Number of Donors: 46,500
  • Number of Gifts: 117,500
  • Endowment Growth: $165 million in 2014 to $342 million in 2022 (as of Feb. 28, 2022)


The NEXT IS NOW campaign is comprised of four categories: student support (scholarships, enrichment programs, and support services); teaching and research (endowed faculty positions and research enterprise); campuses (new buildings, facilities, and renovations); and athletics (upgraded training facilities and athletic scholarships).

Funds raised since 2014 for NEXT IS NOW

  • Students: $95 million for scholarships and student enrichment programs
  • Academics: $41 million in support of research and teaching
  • Campus: $27 million for building and facilities construction and renovation
  • Athletics: $34 million for athletic facilities and programs

Project highlights from the silent phase include more than $69 million raised for student scholarships, $9.6 million for The Wittliff Collections, $7.1 million in gifts for the construction of Bruce and Gloria Ingram Hall for science and engineering, $5 million for Willow Hall which houses College of Health Professions departments on the Round Rock Campus and $1.2 million supporting renovations of Albert B. Alkek Library.