Shoptaugh to deliver 2009-10 Roland and Beth Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Dr. Terry Shoptaugh will deliver the 2009-2010 Roland and Beth Dille Distinguished Faculty Lecture during Homecoming Week next fall semester. hoptaugh arrived on campus in 1986, hired as the Director of University Archives/Northwest Minnesota Historical Center and part-time reference librarian. He earned tenure in 1991 and for many years, students have enrolled in Dr. Shoptaugh’s history and American multicultural studies classes. Moreover, as Korella Selzer writes in her nomination letter for the Dille Lecturer, students respect and appreciate his knowledge of local history, Minnesota History, and U.S. History. “He,” Selzer notes, “instills in them the overall context of history. I have witnessed students becoming excited about their research after discussing their projects with Dr. Shoptaugh.” Click headline to read more.