Texas State Receives Major Gift for Water Research

With plans Friday to rename Texas State University's River Systems Institute, the Texas State University System Board of Regents aims to recognize a Dallas-based philanthropic organization.

The institute, which focuses on developing and promoting strategies for sustainable water use, will now be known as the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, following a $1 million gift from the Meadows Foundation. The university's plan is to grow the institute into a $10 million center focused on water research.

For the next several years, the foundation will continue funding the center beyond its initial $1 million gift in ...

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