About Us

University Wellness

This unique AU Wellness initiative officially launched on September 23, 2015 and is directly sponsored by and through the President's Office (Dr. Andrea Luxton). Dr. Dominique Gummelt has been leading this campaign as Director for University Wellness along with her team of Wellness Ambassadors, Wellness Action Team, the Health and Wellness Council and the support of the campus community. 

The main objective is to make Andrews University the healthiest university in the world by creating a vibrant culture of health and wellness. 

Our mission is to value, emphasize and reestablish care and training for the physical body as foundational to spiritual, mental, relational and professional wellness. 

We are focused on creating and building

  • Healthy spaces
  • Healthy systems
  • Healthy strategies
  • Wellness research & education
  • Health & Wellness facilities

We invite everyone to join us on our MISSION to become FULLY ALIVE.


Our 2017 - 2018 Wellness Action Team

Director: Dominique Gummelt

Wellness Associate: Jaqueline Barrios

Student Assistant: Abby Vaughn

*If you would like to get in contact with any of our Wellness Action Team members, please email wellness@andrews.edu