David Wheeler, Theatre Arts, presents the 2011-2012 Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Center for Business, Room 109. The title of Wheeler’s lecture is “American Vaudeville.”

Each year, the Dille Fund for Excellence Committee and the President select one MSUM faculty member to receive the award, one of the highest honors MSUM bestows to its faculty. Honorees receive a $1,200 honorarium and commemorative desk clock in a brief ceremony before the lecture. A reception takes place immediately after the lecture.