Dr. Jamie Barner represents the College of Pharmacy on the University Gender Equity Council (UGEC), established by The University of Texas at Austin in 2013.
The Cultural Proficiency Committee (CPC) of the College of Pharmacy works to create and maintain a learning, research, and work environment (both physical and social) that promotes and values diversity of people, beliefs and ideas. Objectives of this standing committee include:
Priority: Recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
Standard: Focus faculty and staff recruitment and retention efforts to ensure the creation of a diverse faculty and staff. From these statements, the charges were provided by the Dean to standing committees as follows:
Charge #1 (to the Cultural Proficiency Committee): Identify strategies to increase recruitment of women and underrepresented minorities at all faculty and staff levels.
Charge #2 (to the Cultural Proficiency Committee): In collaboration with the Faculty Development Committee and the Staff Development Committee, identify real or perceived barriers and opportunities and recommend a plan to develop, retain and promote women and underrepresented minorities in junior and senior faculty and staff positions.
Factors being actively explored in terms of their impact on recruitment and retention in response to these charges are as follows:
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is recognized nationally as one of the elite pharmacy programs for education and research. The most recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report places the UT College of Pharmacy program among the top four of the more than 100 pharmacy programs in the country.