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Campus Wellness Committee - UTDPP1017

Policy Charge

Campus Wellness Committee

Policy Statement

The Campus Wellness Committee is a University-wide Standing Committee appointed by the President not reporting to the Academic Senate of The University of Texas at Dallas.

The purpose of the Committee is to promote a culture and environment that supports the value of individual well-being through education, events and access to campus facilities and programs. The Committee will be a resource for any concern regarding health and wellness within the campus. Committee meetings are open to all members of the university community.

The Committee shall be composed of no fewer than eight voting representatives appointed by the President and shall include three staff representatives, three faculty and/or retiree representatives, and two wellness representatives. One representative from Recreational Sports, two representatives from Human Resources and one representative from the Office of Sustainability will be appointed ex officio with vote. Two students, one graduate and one undergraduate, will be appointed as non-voting student representatives. Staff and retiree representatives will be nominated by the Staff Council. Faculty representatives will be nominated by the Academic Senate. Wellness representatives will be nominated by Employee Health and Student Wellness. Student representatives will be nominated by the Student Government. The Vice President and Chief of Staff shall serve as the Responsible University Official.

The term of service for voting representatives shall be for two years, effective September 1 to August 31, staggered in time to make approximately equal number of appointments expire each academic year. If for any reason a voting representative resigns, the President shall appoint another individual to serve the remainder of the unexpired term.

Policy History

  • Issued: 2009-02-10
  • Editorial Amendments: 2010-09-01
  • Editorial Amendments: 2012-03-07
  • Revised: 2017-04-26
  • Editorial Amendments: 2019-02-19
  • Editorial Amendments: 2019-12-12