Planned Giving

Donor Stories

Donor Stories

It is times like these we realize what's important to us: making sure we provide for ourselves, our heirs, and organizations we care about. At the very least, now is a good time to review your will, trust, or beneficiary forms. Whether your passions are the arts, athletics, research, or healthcare, an estate gift to Texas State University can help create your legacy while preserving what you love.

Let Your Legacy Live On

  • Courtney
    Courtney "Court" Thieleman — Bequest
    Motivated by a desire to support students pursuing careers in these fields, Court Thieleman included Texas State as a beneficiary in his will to establish fellowships in Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Administration.
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  • Dr. Rubén Garza —  Retirement Account Beneficiary
    Dr. Rubén Garza — Retirement Account Beneficiary
    Throughout his life, Dr. Garza found a purpose in helping students. He encourages others interested in assisting students to pursue their dreams.
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  • Kristina Arce — Bequest
    Kristina Arce — Bequest
    Kristina Arce understands the value of education and is determined to support those who may face financial barriers.
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  • Bill and Loma Hobson — Cash gifts, stock, and bequest
    Bill and Loma Hobson — Cash gifts, stock, and bequest
    Bill and Loma Hobson's gift ensures more students have opportunities to succeed.
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  • Leslie Fossler — IRA Rollover
    Leslie Fossler — IRA Rollover
    In the 1970s, Leslie Fossler enrolled in Texas State's design program, previously in the School of Home Economics.
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  • George Wozar — IRA Rollover
    George Wozar — IRA Rollover
    After receiving his bachelor's degree from Texas State University in 1968, George Wozar of Chalfont, Penn., made a lifetime career as a speech and language pathologist in public schools.
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  • Betty Costley-Oyervides — Bequest
    Betty Costley-Oyervides — Bequest
    Retired teacher Betty Costley-Oyervides remembers the challenges she faced, now she wants to help other women succeed.
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  • Patrick Stolle — Bequest
    Patrick Stolle — Bequest
    Entrepreneur, Patrick Stolle's passion for business led him to establish scholarships for like-minded Bobcats.
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  • Jesse and Betty Luxton  — IRA Rollover
    Jesse and Betty Luxton — IRA Rollover
    Betty Smith Luxton (B.S. '65) earned her degree in home economics, now known as family and consumer sciences. She met her husband, Jesse (B.B.A. '66), in 1963 on a blind date.
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  • Pat Price — Bequest
    Pat Price — Bequest
    Texas State University alumnus Patrick W. Price says his lifelong love for the arts saved his life in the early 1980s.
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