Poetry for Community Colleges from Inside Higher Ed has an interesting article on the sixteenth poet laureate.
She was a CC adjunct for decades.
Of course, for a community college instructor, herself a community college graduate, to be the U.S. Poet Laureate at all — well, that’s no small thing in itself. “Iâ€™m doing the project without having to do anything,” Ryan laughs, “just by shouting from the rooftops, ‘I spent my life teaching community college, I graduated from one, and I think theyâ€™re great!'”