Amherst College English Professor Allen Guttmann Receives Honorary Degree in Belgium

November 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Amherst College's Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies Allen Guttmann received an honorary doctorate from the Universiteit Leuven, known to French speakers as l'Université de Louvain. This Flemish university, founded in 1425, is one of the oldest in Europe.