Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy

Dr. Lane J. Brunner, Dean 

The Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy is a new program at The University of Texas at Tyler. The program enrolled its first class of students in fall 2015. Students who graduate from the Ben and Maytee Fisch College will earn a doctor of pharmacy degree that qualifies them to sit for the national licensure examination. Those who successfully pass the licensure examination are qualified to work as a pharmacist.

Vision and Mission 

Our vision is to be the preeminent college of pharmacy that fosters leaders in pharmacy practice, education, scholarship, and public service to care for rural and other underserved populations. We reach towards this vision through our mission of advancing public health and wellness in East Texas and beyond through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy education, scholarship and advocacy.

Core Values 

The faculty and staff of the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy embrace specific core values as part of our academic and professional culture. We use these core values to guide how we interact with students, practitioners, faculty, staff, and other members of our community. These core values are: 

  • Integrity – honesty, fairness, and respect for individual worth
  • Optimism – supportive, positive, and hopeful
  • Curiosity – inquisition, investigation, and discovery of the possible 
  • Accountability – transparency, responsibility, and commitment 
  • Leadership – inspiration, collaboration, and advocacy
  • Initiative – purpose, innovation, and lifelong learning
  • Development – growth, maturity, and cultivation.