College Committees

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Committees and Task Forces
2013-2014

CPHS Committee Charges, 2013-14

Self-Study Committee

Membership: Phillips (chair), Eastman, Wrenn, Haack, Soltis D, Bell, Schirmer, Duncan,   Jenny Tran (staff),  Anne Daniel (DMU/community partner), Karen Merrill (alumni/preceptor), Brian Benson (alumni/preceptor/NAC), Carson Klug (P2) and Kevin Betthauser (P3) ( students), Anthony Pudlo (association/alumni/NAC), Kevin Saunders (university)

Charges:      

  1. Coordinate and provide leadership for the CPHS self-evaluation.
  2. Select, orient and oversee self-study subcommittees
  3. Establish and maintain communication with participants in the process, including liaison with university officers.
  4. Develop a master timetable for the self-study effort, including individualized schedules for each subcommittee
  5. Manage the self-study process, including adherence to the established timetables
  6. Review and coordinate self-study reports for unnecessary overlap, inconsistencies, contradiction and statistical inaccuracies.
  7. Assure that objective information and self-evaluation have been incorporated by the subcommittees
  8. Unify, synthesize and prepare a comprehensive yet succinct self-study report.

 

Academic Affairs Committee

1.461 Academic Affairs Committee.

Charge: The Academic Affairs Committee studies and makes recommendations to the college faculty on all proposals for curricular changes related to the degree programs offered in the college. The committee is also responsible for reviewing and recommending, when necessary, changes in academic progression policies.

Membership: The members of the committee are appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs. The committee consists of at least four faculty members who represent a balance of the departments. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service.

At least two students from each degree program will be appointed to one-year terms by the dean. The Associate Dean and the Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs are ex-officio members of this committee. Alumni/Adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

Membership:   Darla Eastman, Chair (12-14)2

Bob Soltis (13-15)1    

Christina Bravos– P1  (13-14)

Carrie Koenigsfeld (13-15)1   

Brian Wall – P4 (13-14)

Nita Pandit (12-14)1   

Violet Ho– HSCI SR (13-14)

Renae Chesnut ex-officio

– HSCI (13-14)          

Cheryl Clarke ex-officio

 

Nancy Bell (alumni)

 

                                    

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 9-13.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable:  Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Assess course review results following disciplinary meetings.

      Deliverable:  Report results and discuss at a Spring faculty meeting

3)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

Assessment Committee

1.463 Assessment Committee.

Charge: The Assessment Committee has responsibilities for the development and oversight of the college’s assessment plan to include formative and summative measurements of assessment, procedures for collection and analysis of data, and dissemination and application of the information.

Membership: The members shall be appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs. This committee consists of at least three faculty members with both departments represented. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. At least two students from each degree program shall be appointed for a one-year term. The Assistant Dean for Assessment is an ex-officio member of this committee. Alumni/adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

Membership: Craige Wrenn, Chair (13-15)1

Sarah Grady, (13-15)1

Suzanne Rettey -P1 (13-14)

Rhonda Cross-Beemer (12-14)2

Allison Richards- P2 (13-14)

Andrea Kjos (13-15)2   -HSCI-SR (13-14)

Matt Bentz- HSCI (13-14)

Chuck Phillips – ex-officio

- HSCI  (13-14)

Jeanine Abrons (to be confirmed alumni)

 

 

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 1-3, and 15.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

Experiential Review Council

1.464 Experiential Review Council.

Charge: The Experiential Review Council reviews the policies and procedures related to the experiential experiences for the college’s programs. Members provide insight and feedback regarding the programs sites used for experiential education. They help to identify areas of excellence and deficiencies and provide guidance for implementation of programs designed to educate preceptors and advance the practice of the profession.

Membership: Members of the council are appointed by the dean in consultation with the Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs. The Experiential Review Council is composed of at least three members of the faculty, and representatives of the sites used in the experiential education experience such as pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, and various other sites involved in the program. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. At least two students from each degree program shall be appointed for a one-year term. The Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and the Director of Health Sciences, Experiential Education are ex-officio members of this committee. Alumni/adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

Membership: Denise Soltis, Chair ex-officio   

Rhonda Cross Beemer ex-officio  (13-14)

Haley.Kessinger   P2  (13-14)

Wendy Mobley-Bukstein (13-15)1      

Kaitlyn Linell   P3 (13-14)

James Sacco (13-15)1  

  HCSI (13-14)

Nic Lehman (12-14)    1

  HSCI (13-14)

Adjuncts/Alumni:  As assigned by Experiential Education Program

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 14 and 28.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

Faculty Affairs Committee

1.465 Faculty Affairs Committee. Charge: The Faculty Affairs Committee responsibilities include the development and implementation of faculty development programs and the review of proposed revisions to the faculty handbook each year. The committee will also review applications of individuals to be considered for appointment to adjunct faculty status and is responsible for making recommendations concerning promotion of adjunct faculty. The committee will also revise the guidelines for appointment and promotion of adjunct faculty when needed. (See Appendix D)

Membership: The members of the committee shall be appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs. This committee consists of at least three members with both departments represented. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. Alumni/adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

Membership:  Sally Haack, Chair (12-14)1

Brian Gentry (13-15)2

Darci Boehlert (to be confirmed alumni)

Abebe Mengesha (13-15)1

Marilea Chase ex-officio (non-voting)

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 24-26.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

College Administrative Committee

Membership:  Duncan W (chair), Chesnut R, Soltis B, Welty T, Torry R , Chase M, Soltis D, Phillips C, 

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 4-8, 27, 29, and 30.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

Pharmacy Admissions Committee

1.462 Pharmacy Admissions Committee.

Charge: Responsibilities of this committee include the compliance with the ACPE accreditation guidelines as well as to admissions criteria, policies and procedures with student achievements in the professional pharmacy program and performance in professional practice. The committee is responsible for reviewing and admitting candidates into the Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Membership: The members of the committee shall be appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs. This committee consists of at least four faculty members with both departments represented. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. At least two students shall be appointed for a one-year term. The College Admissions Liaison is an ex-officio member of this committee. Alumni/adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

 Membership:  Lori Schirmer, Chair (12-14)1 

Kim Huey (13-15)1

Kathryn Marwitz -- P2 (13-14)

Nora Stelter (13-15)2

Talli Smith – P2 (13-14)

Mike Andreski (13-15)2                          

Austin Arnold -- P3 (13-14)

Sara Bonney ex-officio

(alumni – to be determined)

 

 


1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standard 17.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

 

Student Affairs Committee

Charge: The Student Affairs Committee will be responsible for reviewing policies related to students and promoting student involvement in professional activities.

Membership: The members shall be appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs. The committee consists of at least two student members from each degree program and at least three faculty members appointed by the dean. These faculty serve staggered two-year terms of service. No faculty member may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. The Director for Student Programs is an ex-officio member of this committee. Alumni/adjuncts will be represented by one member appointed by the dean in consultation with the department chairs.

Membership: Ed Bell, Chair (13-15)2              

Ginelle Bryant (12-14)1

Ryan Hannan -- PPHR (13-14)

Kristin Meyer, (13-15)1

Andre Do -- PPHR (13-14)

Joy Shan (13-15)2

Natalie Gadbois -- P2 (13-14)

Jennifer Tran ex-officio

Shreeraj Patel – P1 (13-14)

 

Ngoc (Jade) Cao -- HSCI JR(13-14)

 

HSCI (13-14)

 

Tim Sullivan (alumni – to be confirmed)

1)   Charge: Assess status and compliance with Standards 16, and 18-23.  Review standards, previous self-study, assessment reports, survey data, and other appropriate data. 

      Deliverable: Within AAMS Self-Study, draft the self-study report for the committee’s assigned Standards based on a review of the PharmD program, including progress since the last review.  The report will utilize the AAMS template and address Documentation and Data, a self-assessment of the ACPE guidelines, comments on the Standards, a final self-rating of the ACPE Standard(s) as compliant, compliant with monitoring, partially compliant, non-compliant, recommendations for monitoring, and progress status.

2)   Charge:  Complete annual business as brought to the committee.

      Deliverable:  Action on items put before the committee for the normal operation of the college.

3.332 College Promotion and Tenure Committee. (all terms  AY 2013-14)

The College Promotion and Tenure Committee will consist of six (6) faculty members holding the rank of Associate Professor or above with equal representation from each department that comprises the College. Department chairs are not eligible for membership on the committee, except that a department chair may serve when an insufficient number of department members meet rank and/or tenure requirements and the department chair meets these requirements. The Dean will appoint the members of the committee to serve a one-year (academic calendar) term. In the case of promotion with simultaneous tenure, each member of the committee will hold a tenured appointment in the College. In the case of promotion from the rank of Associate Professor to Professor, the committee will consist only of those faculty members holding the rank of Professor. The committee shall select a chairperson from among its members, who shall be a voting member of the committee.

Committee Membership: 

Sarah Grady
Geoff Wall
Anisa Fornoff
John Rovers
Pramod Mahajan
Chuck Phillips

Charges:  (refer to appropriate policy to verify dates)

Promotion/Tenure

  1. Review dossiers of candidates for promotion and tenure.
  2. Develop and deliver a report of the Committee’s recommendation to the candidate by December 10th.
  3. Develop and deliver a recommendation to the Dean regarding the candidate’s request for promotion and/or tenure by January 15th.

Pre-Promotion/Pre-Tenure Review Committee

The Pre-Promotion/Pre-Tenure review team or teams will consist of four faculty members with equal representation from each department that comprises the College. The Dean will determine the need for these teams and will select membership based on input from the Department Chairs. Participation on the College Promotion and Tenure Committee does not necessarily exclude assignment to the Pre-Promotion/Pre-Tenure Teams.

Pre-Promotion/Pre-Tenure Committee Membership:

                                                      Membership TBD

 

Charges:

Pre-Tenure/Promotion

  1. Review dossiers of probationary candidates.
  2. Develop and deliver a written report to the faculty member before the end of the 13-14 academic year.
  3. Provide a copy of the report to the appropriate Department Chair and the Dean.

3.331 Department Promotion and Tenure Committee.

The Department Promotion and Tenure Committee will consist of: 1) all tenured faculty members in the candidate’s department in the case of tenure decisions, or 2) all faculty in the department who hold equal or higher academic rank in the case of promotion decisions without simultaneous tenure

2013-14 Doctor of Pharmacy Interviews:

Eliza Dy
Andy Miesner
John Rovers
Erik Maki
June Johnson
Tim Welty
Michelle Bottenberg              
Cheryl Clarke
Frank Caligiuri                                                                                                                                    

*All faculty, except those functioning as committee chairs, will be expected to participate when requested in admission interviews this fall and spring.  PharmD admission interviews is the primary service role for the listed individuals and the time commitment is expected to equal that of traditional committee service (approximately 20 hrs

CPHS Upcoming Events
Doctor of Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, May 17 @ 4 p.m.
[Knapp Center]
Undergraduate Commencement [B.S., Health Sciences]
Sunday, May 18 @ 10 a.m.
[Knapp Center]
Graduate and Doctoral Commencement [PharmD]
Sunday, May 18 @ 2:00 p.m.
[Knapp Center]
CPHS News
April 1, 2014
Global and National Public Health Week at Drake University will begin Wednesday, April 2, and continues Monday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 9. Five events will be held throughout the week—all of which are free and open to the public.
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