The vision of our Founding Leaders—the William Randolph Hearst Foundation and Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi—laid out a path of success for many CSU students.
The Founding Leaders established this signature award to recognize outstanding achievement across the CSU system.
William Randolph Hearst Foundation and Paul Dinovitz, Executive Director
CSU Trustee Emeritus Ali C. Razi
Every scholarship in the Chair’s Circle is named in honor of a donor’s endowed gift
of $150,000 or more toward the award program.
CSU Foundation Board Chair Ron and Mitzi BarhorstCSU Trustee Emeritus Kenneth FongCSU Trustee Emeritus Murray L. Galinson^CSU Trustee Emerita Claudia H. Hampton^CSU Trustee Emeritus William Hauck^ and Padget KaiserCSU Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Reed^ and Catherine Reed
Chancellor’s Circle donors are longtime supporters of the CSU, who commit to our
mission and vision by fully funding a named scholarship through annual contributions of at least $6,000.
CSU Trustee Rebecca D. and James Eisen*
Fresno State Foundation Board of GovernorsHenry J. Kaiser Family FoundationCSU Foundation Board Member Michael A. and Debe LuckiCSU Trustee Jack McGroryRalph M. Parsons FoundationSchoolsFirst Federal Credit UnionSoCalGasSycuan Band of the Kumeyaay NationCSU Trustee Peter J. Taylor and Coralyn Taylor*TELACUWells Fargo & Company
Donors in the President’s Circle contribute through endowments that are combined with other gifts to fully fund a scholarship award.
CSU Trustee Emeritus and CSU Foundation Board Member George M. Marcus and Judy MarcusJohn and Beverly Stauffer Foundation/CSU Trustee Emeritus Laurence K. Gould, Jr.
Supporters of the CSU Trustees’ Award contribute at various levels and illustrate the
broad range of support for our students across California and the nation.
AmazonSmile Foundation Sam CamarenaCSU Trustee Jane W. Carney Andrea CiscoJudson and Lynne Clark* Arlene CoronelErnst & Young Foundation CSU Trustee Douglas Faigin CSU Trustee Debra S. and Sim Farar CSU Trustee Jean P. Firstenberg Melinda and Daniel FriedebergCSU Trustee Wenda Fong and Daniel Fetterly William and Gayle Glauz CSU Trustee Emeritus Harold Goldwhite Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, LLC/ Smidt Foundation CSU Trustee Lillian Kimbell and Nathan Gardels CSU Trustee Emeritus Bob LinscheidCSU Trustee Emeritus Lou and Elizabeth Monville Aaron J. Moore and John De La Torre CSU Trustee Hugo Morales Kenneth Niven CSU Trustee J. Lawrence Norton Opterra Energy Services, Inc. Orange County's United Way Peachtree Road United Methodist Church~ Elizabeth Penfil Lori A. Redfearn and Robert Corrigan* CSU Executive Vice Chancellor Steve Relyea and Vanessa Ryan Jabran Samaan CSU Trustee Romey SabaliusCSU Trustee Emeritus Steven Stepanek United Way California Capital Region CSU Chancellor Timothy P. and Karen White, in honor of the leadership provided by the CSU presidents, vice chancellors and trustees. Joseph Zipkin
Program Sponsors sustain the operations of the CSU Trustees’ Award, including funding
the awards reception, travel expenses for student awardees and more.
^ Deceased *In Memory of CSU Trustee Emeritus William Hauck ~In Memory of CSU Chancellor Emeritus Chares B. Reed