Goal I: Expand web-based library resources and make available to School of Pharmacy faculty, staff, students and active preceptors at all times.
Goal II: Development and maintenance of a contemporary curriculum that is based upon the competencies necessary for entry-level pharmacy practice.
Goal III: Develop a process to assure ongoing assessment of the curricula that will be conducted with increased student and alumni participation.
Goal IV: Continued quality improvement of professional program admissions process (interview training).
Goal V: Re-evaluate the policy for addressing curricular placement of transferring professional students.
Goal VI: Develop a policy regarding the periodic review of academic standards.
Goal VII: Develop and implement policies and procedures regarding monitoring of student progress for initial identification of at risk students.
Goal VIII: Increase the variety of practice settings available for advanced practice experiences.
Goal IX: Increase the length of advanced practice experiences to meet accreditation requirements.
Goal X: Increase evaluation frequency of practice sites through site visits and other techniques.
Goal XI: Increase class size to meet increasing demand, while maintaining program quality.
Goal XII: Academic progression data should be made available to faculty at the fall and spring retreats each year.
Goal I: Establish a task force to explore technology transfer/intellectual property issues as well as total research support issues.
Goal II: Produce a plan for development of a core research/instrumentation facilities.
Goal III: Implement a fully functional research program assessment plan.
Goal IV: Increase extramural funding for all research programs within the SOP to a level of $4 million awarded annually.
Goal V: Develop a strategy to capitalize on state-wide opportunities for domestic undergraduate recruitment, with an emphasis on minorities, for our graduate program
Goal VI: Explore new opportunities for inter- and intra-institutional research collaboration (e.g., incubator facility, industry, faculty development grants for co-sponsored research between basic sciences/clinical faculty, outreach seminars).
Goal VII: Plan and develop ULM Center for Drug Discovery
Goal I: Develop and enhance service income opportunities.
Goal II: Coordinate a School of Pharmacy emergency preparedness plan with the University's emergency plan.
Goal III: Encourage a rural health initiative and community outreach in which the SOP (toxicology, clinical) plays a major role.
Goal I: Increase opportunities for greater breadth of training (e.g., dual degrees, fellowships (co-sponsored)).
Goal I: Alter the charge to all committees to include ensuring continued compliance with ACPE Standards.
Goal II: Develop mechanisms to enhance collaborative research and didactic integration among campuses.
Goal III: Enhance the School's development and alumni relations initiatives.
Goal IV: Establish $25 million Vision 2015 campaign, which includes endowment funds for scholarships, faculty development and expansion of the SOP Library System.
Goal V: Assess the full implementation of the faculty development plan.