The Dille Fund for Excellence is a permanent endowment established in 1994 by the MSUM Alumni Foundation, through the generosity of MSUM Alumni and Friends, to honor the University's former president, Roland Dille and his wife, Beth Dille. The endowment raised nearly $3.2 million in gifts and pledges in 1994 and supports annual grants and the Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award.
Each year, the Dille Fund for Excellence Committee and the President select one MSUM faculty member to receive the Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. The Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award is one of the highest honors Minnesota State University Moorhead bestows to its faculty. Honorees receive a $1,200 honorarium and commemorative desk clock in a brief ceremony before they present the annual Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture to an audience of campus and community members.
The Dille Fund for Excellence is inviting nominations for the 2017-2018 Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. Award nominees must be:
Faculty, staff, students and administrators may submit nominations for the 2017/2018 Award by April 10, 2017. To nominate a MSUM faculty member for this prestigious honor, send a letter detailing how the individual embodies the criteria of the Dille Fund for Excellence Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award to: Office of the Provost, Owens Hall 206. Questions should be directed to Mary O'Reilly-Seim at 218.477.2415. email@example.com. Application Deadline: April 10, 2017