Building Healthy Academic Communities Across the Nation

BHAC connects health and wellness professionals from U.S. academic institutions in pursuit of healthier campuses.

As a national organization, we have tools to guide our members toward better planning, leadership and constituent engagement. As a consortium, our members are able to share best practices and help set national standards for academic wellness together.

Through thoughtful, evidence-based programming, we have opportunity to affect the lives of in. When we share our successes and collaborate, our capacity for change grows even further.


Vision, Mission, Goals

Vision: A transformational collaborative to advance higher education best practices and standards in health and well-being

Mission: To equip academic institutions with evidence-based strategies and resources to improve population health and well-being of faculty, staff, students, alumni and the communities they serve

Goals:

  • – Share best practices to enhance the health and wellness of academic communities
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  • – Set national standards for academic health and wellness
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  • – Collect and evaluate data and outcome metrics from the BHAC national database
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  • – Promote transdisciplinary wellness collaborations, education and initiatives across academic institution
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  • – Use data generated from the consortium for institutional benchmarking
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  • – Promote transdisciplinary wellness collaborations, education and initiatives across academic institutions
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  • – Establish BHAC committees and taskforces
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  • – Provide technologies that enable inter-institutional networking, collaboration and dissemination