Sam Houston State University (SHSU) in Huntsville, Texas, is one of the seven universities that make up the Texas State University System. In its most recent campaign, Dini Spheris provided both campaign planning and campaign counsel to SHSU. SHSU wanted to explore a comprehensive campaign with a wide array of objectives including capital, athletics, scholarships and program funding. Following the study, Dini Spheris provided counsel during the earliest phases of the campaign, working to clarify the priorities of the University and aligning the appreciation and passion of the lead gift prospects. The University formally concluded the campaign, exceeding the initial $125 million goal by more than $10 million.