Drake University today pledged to join the Institute of International Education's Generation Study Abroad initiative. The initiative's goal is to double the number of American students who study abroad by the end of the decade, and Drake has committed to doubling the annual number of Drake students who study overseas by the end of the decade. As part of the initiative, Drake will provide an additional $85,000 per year to students through a number of newly established endowments and scholarships. Drake joins more than 150 institutions that have pledged to be involved with the initiative. For more information, click here.