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Enriching Campus Wellbeing Initiative

Charge

UTSA is committed to the wellbeing of each member of the campus community and recognizes that numerous factors contribute to overall wellness: physical and mental health, diet and nutrition, physical activity, stress management and self-care, social behaviors and more. In alignment with university’s commitment to student success in all forms, the President’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing will promote and connect existing health-related services, model best practices, and develop new programming. Though the initiative will focus heavily on mental health at the outset, it will look broadly at eight dimensions of wellbeing — physical, social, spiritual, environmental, financial, occupational, psychological and intellectual — as endorsed by several leading higher education associations. By adopting a comprehensive and holistic approach and initiating a continuing, culturally competent dialogue about health and wellbeing, the university will build a foundation for healthy living for students, faculty and staff both here at UTSA and beyond.

View the initiative brief 


Steering Committee

Enriching Campus Wellbeing Initiative Steering Group
Lead

Tammy Wyatt    
Vice Provost for Student Success
Associate Professor of Health Education

Co-leads

LT Robinson   
Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Students

Melissa Hernandez   
Director of Counseling and Mental Health Services

Mary Diaz   
Vice President for University Relations and Interim Chief of Staff to the President

John Shaffer   
Associate Director of Graduate Student Success
* Student and community members to be announced.

Documents and Presentations