Drake Group Honors Scholar Author for Exposing Black Athlete Exploitation(2/21/2016)-Billy Hawkins, 2016 Hutchins Award Recipient Drake Group Honors Scholar Author for Exposing Black Athlete Exploitation The Drake Group, an organization whose mission is to defend academic integrity in higher education, has selected Billy Hawkins, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Georgia, to receive the Robert Maynard Hutchins Award. The […]
Alan Page Speaks Out On Education(4/2/2015)-Alan Page is an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Most people realize that Page, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, had a stellar athletic career while playing for the Minnesota Vikings. What many people do not know is that in 1988, Page and his wife Diane founded the Page Education […]
Reform Due for Big-Time College Athletes(3/6/2012)-The plantation analogy is hyperbolic, but universities at the most athletically competitive levels are routinely admitting athletes, some of whom can barely read or write, and subjecting them to physical and psychological demands that deny them the education necessary for upward mobility in a society that is becoming increasingly stratified. Follow this link to read […]
Stanley Katz, a Drake Group member, as well as a member of the Drake Group Advisory Council, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama in 2011. Mr. Katz is the Director for the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. Full Biography...
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