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Kiplinger's names Drake University a 2016 Best Value

Kiplinger's Personal Finance placed Drake University at No. 36 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2016.
December 23, 2015

Drake University appoints UW-Green Bay dean Sue J. Mattison as provost

Drake University President Marty Martin, on behalf of the University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue J. Mattison to the position of provost.
December 18, 2015

January Term course teaches leadership skills in the Bahamas

For the fourth year in a row, a group of Drake University students will travel to the Bahamas over January-Term for a leadership course on the high seas.
December 11, 2015

Wells Fargo awards $200,000 grant to Drake University CBPA

Wells Fargo renewed its longstanding commitment to Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration with $200,000 in grants to the Professional and Career Development Center and data analytics program.
December 1, 2015

Drake junior receives Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award

Dylan DeClerk received an "Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy" award from the The Central Iowa Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
November 30, 2015

Scott Johnson Serves as CBPA’s first Executive in Residence

Scott Johnson, former Iowa-Illinois regional president for Wells Fargo Bank, is the College of Business and Public Administration's first Executive in Residence.
November 12, 2015

Panel discussion: "The Changing Role of Central Banks"

Drake University will host a panel discussion on “The Changing Role of Central Banks,” sponsored by The Principal Financial Group and The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship, on November 3.
October 30, 2015

Drake ranks 17th in nation for boost to alumni mid-career earnings

A new ranking by The Economist of all U.S. four-year, non-vocational colleges and universities places Drake University 17th in the nation for value.
October 30, 2015

Director of US Defense Contract Audit Agency to give annual accounting lecture

Anita F. Bales, director of the United States Defense Contract Audit Agency, will deliver "The DCAA: Auditing in the Public Interest" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in Sheslow Auditorium.
October 29, 2015

This bulldog is cleared for takeoff

Jonathan Greene, BN’15, was hired as an F-16 fighter pilot. His squadron’s mascot? A bulldog.
October 21, 2015

Analyze this

Updated CBPA offerings prepare students for data-fueled world.
October 5, 2015

Des Moines surgeon to open two-year series on death and dying

A local surgeon’s incisive lecture will kick off a two-year exploration of humanity’s complex relationship with death and dying.
September 10, 2015

Drake University ranks third in U.S. News and World Report 2016 rankings

For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Drake University third for overall quality among Midwest master’s institutions.
September 9, 2015

Drake junior is youngest person to ever earn top actuarial designation

At age 20, Roy Ju is the youngest FSA in the history of the Society of Actuaries.
September 4, 2015

Sammons donates $1 million to Drake University Actuarial Program

Sammons Enterprises, Inc., parent company of Des Moines-based Sammons Financial Group, has donated $1 million to Drake University for the Sammons Endowed Professorship in Actuarial Science, a program that supports a new or existing professor of actuarial science and will be used to retain or attract outstanding faculty members.
July 17, 2015