Skip to comments.Drake Makes It Official
Posted on 09/07/2010 11:05:20 AM PDT by AccuracyAcademia
At least one university has come up with an innovative advertising campaign that may give them an unwelcome defense from allegations that they violate truth in advertising laws. The D+ campaign logo aimed at upping recruitment at Drake University is getting a failing grade from those who say it tarnishes the Des Moines, Iowa schools reputation, the Associated Press reports.
Drake spokesman Tom DeLahunt says school leaders consider any reaction a good reaction and that D+ actually represents all the opportunities Drake offers students. From what weve found, the grade might be warranted.
Malcolm A. Kline is the Executive Director of Accuracy in Academia.
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Hard to believe that someone at Drake University didn’t think using D+ as a campaign logo could be interpreted to mean mediocre academic performance.
But that's to be expected from a school whose motto is "Veritas" and whose sports teams are called the "Bulldogs."
Obviously the better choice would have been to go with Professor Ludwig Von Drake, but I guess they couldn't get the rights from Disney.
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