Billy Collins Returns to Rollins College

The two-term U.S. Poet Laureate has resumed his role with the Rollins Winter Park Institute.

(Photo by Suzannah Gilman ’02) (Photo by Suzannah Gilman ’02)

Rollins College is pleased to announce that two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins will return as senior distinguished fellow of its Rollins Winter Park Institute, effective November 15.

“Billy Collins’s affiliation with Rollins College and Rollins Winter Park Institute is a point of pride for the College, representing as he does so much of what we stand for,” Rollins President Grant Cornwell said.

“I’m very pleased that President Cornwell and I have reached an agreement restoring my position at the College,” Collins said. “I look forward to making further contributions to the cultural vitality of Rollins and the community.”