Education: No Fear at Radcliffe

A year ago there were 400 candidates (all women) to succeed Mary I. Bunting as president of Radcliffe; last week the search narrowed down to one, Matina Souretis Homer, 32, an assistant professor of clinical psychology at Harvard. Her speciality is particularly germane to the presidential job. She is an authority on feminine achievement —or the lack thereof—and she has long speculated that women in American society have a "fear of success."

Not Mrs. Horner, however. Daughter of a Greek professor stranded in the U.S. by the outbreak of World War II, she was born in Roxbury, Mass., and neighbors recall that...

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