News Releases

HEQCO experts are available to speak to media on a variety of issues related to the access, quality and accountability of postsecondary education in Ontario. To arrange an interview, please contact:

​Matt Ross – Director, Communications

BHER and HEQCO partner on microcredentials research to improve skills development

Fuelled by a shared interest in skills development and training, the Business + Higher Education Roundtable (BHER) is proud to partner with the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to conduct research that will improve collective understanding of microcredentials to inform future development and delivery.

​Dr. Daniel Woolf joins HEQCO Board of Directors

Daniel Woolf, Principal Emeritus of Queen’s University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), effective April 24, 2020. Having served as Queen’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor between 2009 and 2019, Dr. Woolf remains a professor in the Department of History at Queen’s. He is a fellow […]

Dr. Julia Colyar joins HEQCO as Vice President, Research and Policy

David Trick, Interim President and CEO of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, announced today the appointment of Julia Colyar as Vice President, Research and Policy, effective May 20. Julia brings to HEQCO more than two decades of experience in higher education policy and research as a scholar, teacher and practitioner. Julia joins HEQCO […]