The following is an excerpt from a story about Wichita State University professor Lynne Davis that appeared in the Feb. 17 issue of The Wichita Eagle.

Wichita State organ professor wins prestigious French award
Feb 18, 2013 10:40 AM | Print
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Wichitan Lynne Davis has the magic touch.

So much so, she was just awarded one of France's highest artistic awards, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (The Order of Arts and Letters).

Davis, a professor of organ at Wichita State University, lived in Paris for more than 30 years.

Although faculty and alumni at WSU have been nominated for or have received Pulitzers, Tony and Guggenheim awards, this is the first time a member of the college has received this honor from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

"This honor will enhance our list in a very distinguished way," said Rodney Miller, dean of the College of Fine Arts. "The college is unfortunately a well-kept secret."

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