Drake’s mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Drake student receives national award for academic success and community involvement; Law student wins legislative seat; Drake Mock Trial team takes first place at Harvard Crimson Classic; and Student publication honored with Pacemaker Award.
Lindsay Whorton Drake University senior Lindsay Whorton, a former Drake standout basketball player with a perfect academic record, is one of 32 Americans selected as a Rhodes Scholar for 2009. She is Drake’s first Rhodes Scholar in 82 years. Whorton, who will graduate in December with majors in English and secondary education, was a guard...