Essay about Smokefree Univeristy

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Smoke‐free Report 09‐28‐10 1 MHealthy Smoke-free University Initiative
SMOKE-FREE UNIVERSITY INITIATIVE REPORT
Steering Committee Members
Kenneth Warner, Dean, School of Public Health, Co-chair
Robert Winfield, Chief Health Officer and Director, University Health Service, Co-chair
William Bess, Special Advisor to the Associate Vice President of Facilities and Operations
Gloria Hage, Deputy General Counsel and Associate Vice President *
Gary Krenz, Special Counsel to the President, Ex Officio
Kallie Michels, Associate Vice President for Communications
Simone Himbeault Taylor, Associate Vice President, Division of Student Affairs
Laurita Thomas, Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Linda Thomas, Manager of Tobacco Consultation Service and Advisor to the Steering
Committee
*Ms. Hage was a member of the committee until resigning her position as Deputy General
Counsel and Associate Vice President at the University of Michigan on March 1, 2010, to become the General Counsel, Eastern Michigan University.
Staff
Lexie Bopp
Meaghan Haas
Lynette Kosky
Malinda Matney
Katy MattinglySmoke‐free Report 09‐28‐10 2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Executive Summary................................................................................................3
Report......................................................................................................................6
I. Background .....................................................................................................6
A. Structure of the Steering Committee............................................................6
B. Context for the Work of the Committee.......................................................6
C. Committee Charge........................................................................................7
D. Scope............................................................................................................7
II. Principles.........................................................................................................7
III. Input from Students, Faculty and Staff...........................................................8
IV. Benchmarking with Peer Institutions..............................................................9
V. Recommendations...........................................................................................9
VI. Conclusion.......................................................................................................16
VII. Appendices
A. Steering Committee Charge and Membership.............................................17
B. Subcommittee Charges and Membership.....................................................18
C. Proposed Changes to SPG 601.4..................................................................27
D. DRAFT: Charge to the Smoke-Free University Advisory Committee.......28
E. UM Smoke-free Logo...................................................................................29
F. Approximate Budgets...................................................................................30Smoke‐free Report 09‐28‐10 3
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The University of Michigan, under the leadership of President Mary Sue Coleman, is a world leader in health care research and reform. In 2005, a presidential initiative, MHealthy, was established to promote health and healthy living and to assist with the containment of health care costs. Consistent with the MHealthy initiative, this report focuses on the Smoke-free University
Initiative that was announced in April 2009. The president and executive officers stated that effective July 1, 2011 all campuses of the University of Michigan would become completely smoke free. President Coleman appointed Kenneth Warner, Dean of the School of Public
Health, and Robert Winfield, Chief Health Officer and Director of the University Health Service, to lead the smoke-free initiative and appointed a Steering Committee…