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Born as Mildred Dodge Jeremy Ingalls in Gloucester on April 2 1911, Ingalls graduated from Jackson College at Tufts College in 1932. While at Tufts, Ingalls was a frequent contributor to the Tufts Weekly and edited the student- published Tuftonian. She received her Masters from Tufts in 1933. She also studied Chinese at the University of Chicago Oriental Institute. After leaving Tufts, Ingalls taught high school in Gloucester until she was hired as Assistant Professor of American Literature at Western College in 1941. She remained at Western until 1947, when she was invited to act as resident poet at Rockford College in Illinois. During her tenure at Rockford, Ingalls served as Director of Asian Studies, Chairman of the Arts and the Division of Language and Literature, and Chairman of the Department of British and American Literature.
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