2007-08 Annual Report on External Support to the CSU

San Diego State University

Contribution Highlights:

  • Ensuring her husband's legacy of high academic and business standards, Gertrude Lamden and family made a $10 million gift to name the nationally recognized School of Accountancy after her late husband, Charles W. Lamden, the first dean of the College of Business Administration.
  • A $1.25 million gift from Darlene Shiley established the Donald P. Shiley Center for Cardiovascular Research in the SDSU Bioscience Center to honor her husband's contributions to the cardiovascular field.
  • Susie and Dean Spanos, owners of the San Diego Chargers football team, contributed $25,000 aimed at supporting the campus police's proactive efforts to reduce illegal drug sales on campus.
  • The late Phillips L. Claud, Jr. left his estate to his alma mater, which will use the $1.2 million bequest to support excellent research and instructional facilities at the Mount Laguna Observatory.
  • Former SDSU employee Larry Willens made a gift of $900,000 to support the women's tennis program.
Gift Commitments 2007/08
New Gifts $57,620,081
New Pledges 4,255,017
Testamentary Commitments 3,050,000
Native American and Local Government Contributions 1,162,100
Total $66,087,198
Grants and Contracts Revenue 2007/08
Federal $110,622,101
State and Local 32,090,722
Non-Governmental 15,887,403
Total $158,600,226

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Charitable Gift Receipts
New Gifts $57,620,081
Pledge Payments $7,527,907
2007/08 Total $65,147,988

Charitable Gifts:
A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts: A 3-Year History
Charitable Gifts by
Gift Disbursement
Charitable Gifts by Gift Disbursement
green square for pie chartPrograms 62.13%
mint square for pie chartCampus Improvement 0.02%
yellow square for pie chartEndowment 29.84%
dark gray square for pie chartUnrestricted 0.34%
light gray square for pie chartOther 7.67%

Charitable Gifts by
Source of Gift
Charitable Gifts by Source of Gift
green square for pie chartAlumni 14.36%
mint square for pie chartOther Individuals 27.21%
yellow square for pie chartFoundations 37.12%
dark gray square for pie chartCorporations 17.00%
light gray square for pie chartOther Organizations 4.31%


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