In addition to continuing the charges of the 1994-95 Research and
Graduate Affairs Committee (RGAC), President Koda-Kimble
presented the 1995-96 RG AC with the following additional charges:
• What is or what will be the effect of workforce downsizing in
the pharmaceutical industry on postprofessional and graduate
education programs in pharmacy?
• Are our traditional areas of graduate study likely to create
graduates with the necessary skills to fulfill the emerging
needs of the industry and academy?
• Is the structure of our graduate education and postgraduate
training programs appropriate to accommodate rapidly-changing
and newly-evolving disciplines?
• What is the appropriate range of skills needed by graduate
students in order to maintain their productivity in a changing,