The mission of the Drake Group is to defend academic integrity in higher education from the corrosive aspects of commercialized college sports.
- Ensure that universities provide accountability of trustees, administrators, and faculty by publicly disclosing information about the quality of educations college athletes receive.
- Be a major lobby for proposals that ensure quality education for students who participate in intercollegiate athletics.
- Support faculty and staff whose job security and professional standing are threatened when they defend academic standards in intercollegiate sports
- Influence public discourse on current issues and controversies in sports and higher education
- Coordinate local and national reform efforts with other groups that share our mission, goals, and/or proposals.