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Drake Group Establishes “In Residence” Status At The University of New Haven

The Drake Group, an organization of faculty and staff who seek to defend academic integrity in college sports is now “in residence” at the University of New Haven. The Drake Group was founded in 1999 when a distinguished group of college faculty, authors, and activists were invited to Drake University for a twenty-four-hour think tank […]

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Vision, Mission and Goals

The mission of the Drake Group is to defend academic integrity in higher education from the corrosive aspects of commercialized college sports. Vision: The Drake Group vision is to create an atmosphere on college campuses that encourages personal and intellectual growth for all students, and demands excellence and professional integrity from faculty charged with teaching. […]

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Hutchins Award The Robert Maynard Hutchins Award is given annually to faculty or staff members who take a courageous stand to defend academic integrity at their institutions in response to institutional pressure related to special treatment of athletes, often risking job security in doing so. Robert Maynard Hutchins was the President of the University of […]

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