Academic Policy Committee

Academic Policy Committee


The Academic Policy Committee formulates policies to provide guidance on relevant issues related to education programs and processes; student affairs, faculty issues and other academic and administrative issues.  The committee reviews and recommends proposed policies for approval by the Council of Deans.

Scope of Activities

The Committee develops new policies; revises existing policies, and reviews university-level student and faculty policies published by the colleges and Graduate School to ensure that the information remains current with a high degree of consistency. The Academic Policy Committee also reviews policies affecting the academic enteprise formulated or proposed by UAMS units or individuals.

Policy Library

Click the link below to browse or search UAMS academic policies.


Elizabeth Bard (Chair), Associate Provost for Academic Administration and Enrollment Services, Academic Affairs Division

Dick Wheeler, M.D., Executive Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, College of Medicine

Kathryn Neill, Pharm.D., Assistant Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential Learning, College of Pharmacy

Kevin Ryan, J.D., Associate Professor and Associate  Dean, College of Public Health

Nadia J. Lalla, M.L.I.S., M.S. Associate Provost for Library and Student Services

Donna Middaugh, Ph.D, R.N.,  Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Nursing

Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., Associate  Dean, Graduate School

Susan Long, Ed.D., Associate Dean, College of Health Professions


For more information about the Academic Policy Committee please contact Elizabeth Bard, (501) 296-1275.


Updated: 7/8/2016