JED Campus is a nationwide initiative of The Jed Foundation designed to help colleges evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems in order to ensure the strongest possible mental health safety nets. There are currently over 400 campuses engaged in the JED Campus program.

Kenyon’s JED Campus Leadership Team Members

  • Holly Levin, associate director for health promotion
  • Ted Mason, associate provost for diversity, equity & inclusion and special advisor to the president
  • Chris Smith, senior director of wellness

Our JED Campus team is an interdisciplinary, campus-wide group of more than 30 staff, students and faculty who provide a broad range of perspectives on student mental health. 

A Four-Year Collaboration

Over the course of four years, Kenyon will collaborate with JED to help implement enhancements, starting with survey on Kenyon's mental health promotion, substance use, and suicide prevention efforts.

  • Year 1: Assessment & Strategic Planning
  • Year 2-3: Implementation & Support
  • Year 4: Evaluation & Sustainability