Alcohol Task Force

Mission Statement: The Drake University Alcohol Task Force (ATF) guides a continuous commitment to educate Drake students, faculty and staff on the health, safety and impact of alcohol and other drugs. Through a collaboration of Drake and community stakeholders, we will plan and implement strategies and evaluate outcomes toward reducing the harmful effects of student abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Meetings:  The Task Force aims to meet monthly when classes are in session.  If you have questions or ideas for the Task Force, please feel free to join us or to submit information to a Task Force member.  Meeting schedule:

October 25, 2017  2:00-3:00

November 29, 2017  2:00-3:00

Upcoming Event: Join us for an interactive and informative event hosted by the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences:

Drake Alcohol Symposium

Location: Sheslow Auditorium

Friday, October 20, 2017  from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Membership:  Chaired by Kerry King-Jordan, Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Task Force inlcudes a cross-section of faculty, staff, and students, as well as professionals from the Des Moines area.  Currently the colleges, departments, and community partners represented are:

Athletics and Recreation
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Dean of Students
Department of Public Safety
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Health Center
Institutional Research
Law School
Residence Life
Student Engagement, Equity & Inclusion
Title IX
Violence Prevention

Employee and Family Resources (community partner)
Polk County Crisis & Advocacy Services (community partner)

Interested in joining the Alcohol Task Force?  Please contact Kerry King-Jordan at

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October 19, 2017
Drake senior Morayo Adeyoju, a native of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, shares his cultural history as part of an art exhibition on display through Oct. 22 in The Anderson Gallery. Adeyoju's grandfather was a king of the Yoruba tribe.