Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Professional Studies and Fine Arts


A gift to an endowment fund is a gift to SDSU’s future. Endowment funds are an ongoing source of sustained, long-term funding for student success in perpetuity that represent a stable source of income. Each gift to PSFA’s endowment continues to provide support for dedicated and hard-working San Diego State students.

The generosity of alumni, parents, community partners, and friends are essential to the University’s ability to provide extraordinary educational experiences. Below is a list of endowed funds in the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts that have been established with a commitment or planned gift of $50,000 or more. Thank you for your support!

School of Art + Design

    Arline M. Fisch MFA Jewelry and Metalsmithing Endowed Scholarship Bequest
    Dean’s Endowment for the Arts
    Isabel Kraft Endowment
    Robert D. Wallace History of Art Endowed Scholarship
    Steven Reaves Graphic Design Endowed Scholarship Bequest
    Thom and Sarah McElroy Endowment for the Art Entrepreneurship Lecture Series
    Wendy Maruyama Endowment for the Furniture Design and Woodworking Program Fund
    Windgate Fine Arts Student Scholarship Endowment

School of Communication

    Forensics Endowment
    Paul Gaske Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Forensics
    Thomas P. Newton Endowed Scholarship
    Julia Stewart Endowed Scholarship
    School of Communication Endowment
    School of Communication Study Abroad Scholarship

College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts

    Dr. Sanford I. Berman Institute for Effective Communication & General Semantics Foundation
    Dean’s Endowment
    Joyce M. Gattas Endowed Scholarship for Internships and International Experiences
    Kathleen and William McWilliams Endowed Scholarship in Professional Studies and Fine Arts
    Special Internships in the Arts Endowed Scholarship

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

    Bartell Family Visiting Lectureship Endowment
    Brinker Executive in Residence Endowed Fund
    Norman Brinker Executive in Residence Endowment
    Brown Family Hotel Executive in Residence Endowment
    California Restaurant Association Endowed Professorship
    Conrad Hilton Distinguished Lectureship in Hospitality and Tourism Management Endowment
    Conrad Hilton Volunteer and Mentorship Center Endowment
    Director’s Endowment in Hospitality and Tourism Management
    Hospitality and Tourism Management Endowment
    Lall Family Endowed Scholarship
    J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Student Center for Professional Development Endowment
    Patti Roscoe Hospitality and Tourism Management Endowed Scholarship
    William Sample & Fern Sample Stanford Memorial Endowment
    Julia Stewart Endowed Scholarship
    Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming Endowment
    US Bank Scholarship Endowment

The School of Journalism and Media Studies

    Scott Allison Endowment
    Glen M. Broom Center for Professional Development in Public Relations Endowment
    Carleton-Hunt Endowed Internship Fund
    Center Lectureship Endowment
    Tom P. Gable Endowed Scholarship for Public Relations
    Arthur & Mildred Wimer Endowed Scholarship

The School of Music and Dance

    Paul and Patricia Anderson Endowed Scholarship
    Eugene and Barbara Bowman Endowment Fund and Scholarship
    Norman and Marydale Dessel Charitable Remainder Unitrust
    Joseph W. Johnson Scholarship Endowment
    Helen Pratt Kurz Endowment
    Lieber/Flower Endowment
    Frank McCarty Endowed Scholarship in Music Composition
    Diana Nadel Endowment for the Community Council for Music in the Schools
    Bessie Purdy Endowment
    Christine Springston Endowment
    Paul Stauffer Endowed Scholarship
    Edith Vogl Garrett Scholarship Endowment
    Dale and Betty Worm Endowment

The School of Public Affairs

    John Fowler Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    Stuart and Lee Henry Study Abroad Scholarship
    Donald B. Leiffer Endowment
    Ken Perry Scholarship Endowment
    Jeff and Bonnie Sherman Endowed Scholarship
    Gregory J. Smith Scholarship Endowment
    Marco G. Walshok Graduate Endowed Scholarship in Public Affairs
    Bob Wilson Lecturer Endowment

The School of Theatre, Television, and Film

    Ages of Drama-Live Endowment
    Ruth Anna, Louis F., Dorothy Cable Endowed Scholarship
    Brita C. Davis and Richard R. Davis Musical Theatre Endowed Scholarship
    Deborah M. Dexter Endowed Scholarship in Musical Theatre
    Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre Endowed Professorship
    Don Powell Endowed Chair in Scenic Design
    Don Powell Endowment
    Roscoe-Tiffany MFA Musical Theatre Endowed Scholarship
    Marion Ross Scholarship Endowment
    Darlene and Donald Shiley Endowment for Student Excellence in Musical Theatre
    Clarence and Catherine Stephenson Musical Theatre Endowed Scholarship
    The Mary Ellen Trainor Zemeckis Student Enrichment Program in Theatre, Television, Film, and Journalism

For more information, please contact:

    Mary Darling
    Senior Director of Development
    College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182
    Natasha Bliss
    Associate Director of Development
    College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts
    San Diego State University
    5500 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182