April 9, 2010
Author and senior adviser to the Boston Red Sox Bill James, right, laughs with Jacqueline Z. Davis during a cocktail hour before receiving a distinguished alumni award from Kansas University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Other award recipients were former Kansas Gov. and current Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, visual artist Ann Hamilton and Steve Mills, president and producer of New Vision Entertainment. Davis, executive director for the Performing Arts at The New York Public Library, was a 2008-09 recipient of the award.