Our mission
is to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of Christian higher education at member schools, including fostering institutional cooperation, and to
raise public awareness of the value of Christian higher education in Canada.


Christian Higher Education in Canada 1828 - 2017

The CHEC Canada 150 project began as a way to celebrate our nation's sesquicentennial, to share our rich history and to celebrate the presence of Christian higher education in Canada's history.  Our thanks go to our schools for contributing their key historical events.

We have a great story to tell and now we have an easy brochure for you to share either electronically or by printing copies.  We have provided two sizes to fit your needs.  Click here for more information.


CHEC is pleased to announce its first Symposium and book project that will focus on the development, impact, and future of Christian higher education in Canada. This event will take place October 26-27, 2018 in Toronto, after which the papers presented will be collected and published in an edited volume...more...



NEW! CHEC Group Plan, available exclusively to CHEC's 34  Institutional Members


Christian Leadership Award in Higher Education presented to Dr. R. Neil Snider
Montreal, QC --
The Christian Leaderhsip Award was presented to Dr. R. Neil Snider in Montreal on Friday, October 27, 2018.  The award honours and celebrates individuals who have provided outstanding examples of leadership within Christian higher education in Canada. Read more...

Grant Approved by Stronger Together
Dundas, Ont
-- Stronger Together 2016 has awarded a $20,000 grant to support a two-day event to equip community based researchers on CHEC campuses, strengthen the network of researchers and increase their capacity to do research projects to benefit the Christian community (churches, ministry organizations and local Christian communities). Read more...


Edmonton professor at The King’s University awarded prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship
Dr. Arlette Zinck, Associate Professor of English Literature and Dean of Arts at The King’s University in Edmonton, was selected to receive the 3M National Teaching Fellowship for 2018. The 3M award, in partnership with the Society for Teaching and Learning and Higher Education (STLHE), recognizes Canadian teachers who show exemplary education leadership and teaching in universities and colleges and is Canada’s most esteemed post-secondary teaching award. Each year, the fellowships are given to no more than 10 professors.  Read more...


The King's University, "Welcoming Omar Kadhr", University Affairs, October 16, 2016 Digital Edition

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