The College of Pharmacy

Improving quality of life

The College of Pharmacy is a diverse community of students and scholars who inspire one another in teaching, research, practice, and service. Cutting-edge facilities and resources will inspire our community to learn, grow, and put theories into practice. Our big idea is to improve the quality of life for people in their communities.

Our Campaign Goals

Recruit top graduate students
Expand experiential learning and professional growth
Attract and retain promising junior faculty and prominent senior faculty
Leverage new opportunities with the Innovation Fund
Pharmacy student administering flu shot

College of Pharmacy Points of Distinction

Highly Successful Students

The College boasts the #1 Pharmacy Board pass rate in New England (National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, 2019) and the #1 employment rate upon graduation in New England (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2019).

More Research Funding

The College ranks in the top 10 in national research funding according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Top in Northeast for Residencies

According to the American Association of Health-System Pharmacists, the College achieves the highest number of post-graduate residency and fellowship matches in Northeast.

High Student Satisfaction

100% of graduating students are satisfied with the program (American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2019).

Giving Opportunities

Endowed Deanship
A permanent endowed position would bring to URI executive leaders with the experience, knowledge and stature to strengthen the College from generation to generation.
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Endowed Faculty
Permanent, named positions attract the most promising junior faculty and retain established professors. The College seeks professorships in key areas including science communication, microbiology, and cell and molecular biology. In addition to educating generations of students, these positions increase our national and international stature.
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Faculty Resource Funds
Our top scholars pursue groundbreaking ideas and advance the pharmaceutical industry through their research. Your support can dramatically expand the possibilities of future discovery.
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Endowed Fellowships and Research Funds
A permanent fund to support graduate study would attract top students from around the world. These resources open the possibilities for groundbreaking research and influential scholarship.
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Student Enhancement Funds
Funds dedicated to improving the educational experience expand experiential learning possibilities and provide professional growth. These offerings inspire current students and bring in talented new applicants.
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College of Pharmacy Innovation Fund
This crucial resource gives us the flexibility to seize emerging opportunities. It will give the College the nimbleness to leverage novel opportunities.
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The Pharmaceutical Development Institute (PDI)
This initiative makes the College a resource for state-of-the-art industry training and brings in sustained commercial revenue by offering training, testing, and manufacturing to the industry.
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