The French Reinvention: How Two Professors Elevated a Major

October 17, 2014

By William Harvey ’18


Professors Jay Caplan and Leah Hewitt

Two French professors are preparing to retire after a 30-year run that reinvigorated their department after 40 years of low enrollment. Leah Hewitt will retire after this semester, and Jay Caplan will retire in spring 2016.