Education: Resident Poets

Robert Bridges, ancient poet laureate of England, was invited to succeed Robert Frost, poet of the New England pastureland, as the chief cultural embellishment of Michigan University.

A fellowship was begun at Michigan in 1921 by Chase S. Osborn, former Governor of the state, with a fund of $5,000 to provide a " fellow of creative art" with a " salary which will allow him to live without worrying about means of subsistence, to provide working facilities, to relieve him of all academic duties, and simply to allow him to work at the production...

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