According to the Bylaws of the AACP. the Academic Affairs
Committee shall consider
the intellectual, social, and personal aspects of pharmaceutical
education. It is expected to identify practices, procedures, and
guidelines which will aid faculties in developing students to their
maximum potential. It will also be concerned with curriculum
analysis, development, and evaluation beginning with the preprofessional
level and extending through professional and graduate
education. The Committee shall seek to identify issues and problems
affecting the administrative and financial aspects of member institutions.
The Academic Affairs Committee shall extend its attention
beyond intra-institutional matters of colleges of pharmacy to include
interdisciplinary concerns with the communities of higher education
and especially with those elements concerned with health education.
The 1995-96 Academic Affairs Committee was specifically
charged to explore and develop strategies by which AACP and the
• attract and develop future faculty;
• capture and incorporate the thoughts and opinions of professional,
graduate, and postgraduate students about their
education and training programs; and
• evaluate the pros and cons of an AACP student unit (e.g.,
Council, special interest group) within AACP, and consider
such a unit’s mission, purpose, structure, and financing.
President Mary Anne Koda-Kimble encouraged the Committee
to approach its charges from the point of view of the student.