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About the National Alumni Association

The mission of Drake University's National Alumni Association is to engage alumni in a lifelong connection to the Drake experience by encouraging relationships among alumni, encouraging relationships with the University, and promoting pride in Drake. Membership to the association is free—you're a member as soon as you cross the stage at graduation—and the benefits are numerous.

Each year, with the help our National Alumni Board, regional advisory boards, and our alumni staff, the organization plans myriad events to bring together Drake alumni living around the globe. To find out what's happening in your city, check out our upcoming events listing.

The association keeps alumni up-to-date with campus news through Drake Blue; eBlue, the monthly alumni electronic newsletter; and our password-protected online community where alumni submit class notes, find former classmates or alumni in their area, and update their information with the Office of Alumni Relations.

Alumni House History

This house, later to be known as the Craig House, was built in 1901 by Mary Carpenter's first husband, William Bayard Craig, at 2700 University Ave. It was the home of Mary Carpenter as well as a meeting place for many campus organizations. When Mary Carpenter returned to Drake for her second term, the house began to be known as the Craig House. When Mary Carpenter left Drake after her second term, the Craig House was turned into a women's dorm.

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Alumni Library

With as many talented Drake University alumni authors as there are, we have created a one-stop shop for anyone looking for a new book.

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University Advancement Directories

Alumni Relations Directory

Communications & Marketing Directory

Development Directory



Other Directories

National Alumni Board

Regional Alumni Board

Student Alumni Association

Supporters just like you help to make a difference every day.