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Academic Affairs Committee

Committee charge:

  • Address the demographic profile of young people and the long-range patterns of potential applicants to veterinary medicine.
  • Conduct an annual survey of applicants to veterinary medicine.
  • Prepare appropriate publications to serve as sources of information for potential applicants to veterinary medicine.
  • Participate in appropriate conferences of pre-professional advisors.
  • Organize appropriate meetings of personnel involved in the admissions process in schools and colleges of veterinary medicine.
  • Review the pattern of attrition in the professional degree programs, if appropriate.
  • Make recommendation to the Comparative Data Committee regarding the nature of data collected.
  • Make recommendation to the Executive Committee for programs of activities which would address the problem of attrition.


2015-2016 Committee Leadership


Dr.   Kathleen Salisbury,  Chair-Elect
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Veterinary Medicine

Purdue University

Dr.  Susan Tornquist,  Past C hair

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

College of Veterinary Medicine

Oregon State University

Open, Chair-Elect

Dr.  Ted Mashima, Staff Liaison
Associate Executive Director for
Academic & Research Affairs


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