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TSUS Foundation

The Texas State University System Foundation, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation that provides private financial support to the System and its member institutions. Established by the Board of Regents in 1977, the Foundation is governed by an independent board of directors and provides funding for an array of programs across the System, including:

  • The Diversity Enhancement Grant provides funding to TSUS institutions to support the recruitment and retention of minority faculty using research-based best practices.
  • The Edmund P. Kuempel Scholarship Program provides $5,000 scholarships to undergraduate students who display excellent academic achievement and commitment to community service.
  • The Fernando Gomez Scholarship provides $2,500 scholarships to Hispanic undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in the legal profession.
  • The Regents’ Awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff, and students each year.

'The Texas State University System Presents'

We're excited to invite you to TSUS Presents, The Texas State University System’s biennial celebration in support of higher education in Texas.

TSUS Presents: Dwight Yoakam – Live in Concert” on February 22, 2023, will take place at ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin and will feature a special tribute to Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan

Learn more and become a sponsor.

The Texas State University System Presents brings together friends and supporters of TSUS, business and industry leaders, and elected officials for a special dinner benefiting the Texas State University System Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Proceeds support student scholarships and other programs of the TSUS Foundation. Donations are tax-deductible. 

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Leslie Sullivan at

Board of Directors

Charlie Amato, Chairman
Nicki Harle
Ron L. Mitchell
David Montagne
Rossanna Salazar
William F. Scott
Donna N. Williams
Brian McCall, Ph.D. (Ex Officio)


Executive Director
(512) 463-4862
Development Director
(512) 463-1411

Mailing Address

TSUS Foundation, Inc.
601 Colorado Street
Austin, TX 78701-2904