August 12, 2020

President’s Council on Wellness: Accomplishments, Goals and Plans for the Year

A huge thanks to the members of The President’s Council on Wellness who accomplished a great deal last year!  

Here are the highlights of the accomplishments:

Marketing

Programming

Policies

Facilities

  • Secured budget for extended early morning and evening hours at the fitness center
  • Improved safety and security of Goolrick Hall through staffing, locking and alarming doors.
  • Communicated with facilities to address mold issues
  • Increased appointment hours at Talley Center and Health Center to include 12-1pm

Faculty/Staff Projects

  • Collaborated with Human Resources to incorporate wellness into Supervisor Training
  • Created a new session at new Employee Orientation focusing on employee wellness.

2019-2020 goals include:

  • Enhancing Preventative and Coping Resources for Mental Wellbeing
  • Engaging and Educating the UMW community
  • Creating a culture where wellness is understood and encouraged

If you or your colleagues are interested in learning more or serving on the President’s Council on Wellness, please email wellness@umw.edu or attend our open meeting on Tuesday, September 10th at 8:30am in the UC Colonnade Room.