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Drake Group Announces Support for Congressional Bill to Establish a Presidential Commission

In March of 2015, The Drake Group has released a position statement in support of a bipartisan-sponsored bill being considered by the 114th Congress (H.R. 275) that would establish a Presidential Commission “to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics and to make recommendations for the resolution of […]

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Position Statement NCAA Division I Restructure

During the summer of 2014, the NCAA considered a proposal to give the five richest conferences (Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12, and Southeastern Conference) within the Football Bowl Subdivision of Division I legislative autonomy.  In response, the Drake Group, a national organization of college faculty and others released a position statement that […]

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The Drake Group finds that The Independent Commission on College Basketball missed an opportunity to recommend comprehensive reform

The Drake Group (TDG), whose mission is to defend academic integrity in higher education from the corrosive aspects of commercialized college sports, found, in response to the recently released report by the Independent Commission on College Basketball chaired by Dr. Condoleezza Rice, that the Commission got some things right, but missed the mark on several […]

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Drake Group Honors Dan Kane, Investigative Reporter for The Raleigh News and Observer, as the Recipient of the 2018 Drake Hero Award

WEST HAVEN, CONN — The Drake Group, an organization whose mission is to defend academic integrity in higher education, has selected Dan Kane, an investigative reporter for Raleigh, North Carolina’s The News & Observer, to receive the Drake Hero Award. The Drake Hero Award was established in 2015 to honor an individual who has helped […]

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