Work Groups

Work groups have been identified to do the work of the Council, as identified in the strategic plan. 

Call for Research

This work group will engage with faculty and graduate students regarding well-being related research, facilitate a faculty symposium, and look into opportunities to incentivize continued research. 


This work group will be proactive and intentional in creating a connected campus community through collaborating with committees/work groups/teams across campus who are already working towards a shared vision of inclusion and sense of belonging while building onto existing campus community events and opportunities.

Data Exploration

This work group will contribute to health promoting knowledge through data collection, identify well-being measures to inform work group action and progress, and disseminate information to the campus community.

Environments / Physical Health

This work group will explore the many facets of environmental and physical health by identifying opportunities to support healthy lifestyle choices, meet basic human needs, and engage with the physical environment through sustainability in the built, natural, social, economic, cultural, academic, organizational and learning environments. 

Health in All Policies

This work group will develop a Health in All Policies assessment tool to assist with the review and development of campus policies and practices with attention to health, well-being and sustainability, so that all planning and decision-making takes account of and supports our campus community.

Mental Health

This work group will work towards reducing stigma, supporting skills and habits to manage stress, strengthening resilience, and provide and support timely access to mental health services and information to create a supportive campus culture. 

Personal Development

This work group will develop and create education and engaging opportunities to build student, staff and faculty resilience, competence, personal capacity and life enhancing skills and support them to thrive and achieve their full potential and become engaged local and global citizens while respecting the environment. 

Sexual Assault Response Education

This work group will implement a survey around reporting awareness and develop an educational curriculum for faculty and staff regarding response to disclosure to increase understanding of available resources.

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