The Academic Sections Coordinating Committee (ASCC) conducted
several items of business in the fall and spring. In the past,
the ASCC met in the fall to discuss the New Investigator Program
(NIP) awards and conduct other business. This year, the ASCC
conducted this business using conference calls and mail. Members
of the ASCC who met on the conference calls included: Barbara
Adamcik (Social and Administrative Sciences), Robin Bogner
(Pharmaceutics), Bruce Currie (Chemistry), Howard Forman (Continuing
Professional Education), Diane Johnson (Libraries and
Educational Resources), Gary Smith (Pharmacy Practice), and
Marvin Wilson (Biological Sciences).
The ASCC had three major activities during the year: the
grant review and awards for the NIP, development of new criteria
for submission of abstracts for A ACP meetings, and the development
of a new review process for abstracts.