In the article ``All Women, With No Apologies,'' July 12, Janet McKay, president of Mills College, makes a good point when she states that all-female colleges help young women develop confidence in themselves. Many women in elected offices are good examples of the effectiveness of all-female colleges in developing leaders. Examples include the first female governor and the current lieutenant governor of Connecticut, who attended Mount Holyoke and Bryn Mawr respectively, and the state's three United States congresswomen, each of whom attended a women's college. George Dean, Southport, Conn.
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