Education: The Lady Is Not for Drowning

The Lady is Not for Drowning Can a former Roman Catholic nun and onetime Illinois farm girl run Manhattan's city-owned Hunter College —and cope with faculty hostility, student unrest, tight budgets and urban politics? Not according to Russell Miller, a math teacher and chairman of the teachers union at Hunter. When Jacqueline Grennan Wexler was appointed president last month, he said: "She will be dropped into a sea of administrative difficulties, and I predict that she will drown in it."

This week, undaunted by the opposition of some faculty members to her appointment, Mrs. Wexler will take...

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