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Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Capital campaign brings in $151 million for Texas State University

Alumni and other supporters have contributed more than $151 million to Texas State University since the start of a capital gifts campaign in 2006, an average of more than $21.5 million a year and $41 million more than the institution’s target.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Fields family gives another $1 million to Texas State

Houston steel pipe magnate Jerry Fields and wife, Linda, have given another $1 million to Texas State University, where he graduated in 1969.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Fields couple contributes $1M more to Texas State

Jerry and Linda Fields are contributing another $1 million to Texas State, bringing their contributions to the university up to $3.8 million.

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Going big time through the small time

There's an elephant in the room concerning Texas State's desired move up to the Football Bowl Series division: Before the Bobcats can move up to the big time, they have to prove it on the field against...

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Football ticket offer coming soon to recent Texas State alums

Those graduating from Texas State in the last three years can expect an offer for two free football season tickets in the mail.

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Texas State receives big boost for big-time football

A $100,000 gift from alumni Jerry and Linda Fields moves Texas State substantially closer to its 2008 football attendance and season ticket goals as the university steps up its drive to compete in major college football.