Mission Statement

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Mission

We enhance health and quality of life through innovative research, community engagement and educating future leaders in health promotion, exercise science, physical culture and sport.

Vision

We are a community of engaged and innovative scholars, educators, and students. We aspire to lead the world in the study and promotion of health and physical activity, to create interdisciplinary collaborations, and to be recognized for the excellence of our teaching, the impact of our research, and the quality of our graduates.

Values

Excellence

Working with the highest standards of integrity as our programs strive to lead the nation and change lives for the better.

Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

Prioritizing an accessible and welcoming culture that values, respects, and seeks to represent and benefit from a range of experiences.

Collaboration

Actively seeking mutually beneficial relationships toward shared goals.

Community Engagement

Developing and sustaining community partnerships to achieve positive societal outcomes, build expertise and increase the relevance of our work.