Shiley Donates $2.6 Million to CSU Institute for Palliative Care
June 10, 2019 (SAN MARCOS, CA) – The CSU Institute for Palliative Care is now the *CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care, thanks to another generous gift from prominent local philanthropist Darlene Marcos Shiley.
Shiley announced during Cal State San Marcos’ annual fundraising gala on Saturday night that she has donated an additional $2.6 million to the Institute located on CSUSM’s campus. The latest gift brings Shiley’s total gifts to the CSUSM Foundation to $6 million, the majority of which has gone to the Institute, and makes her the most generous donor in the university’s history.
In recognition of her generosity, the CSU Board of Trustees approved changing the name of the Institute during its meeting on May 21 in Long Beach.