George E. Cole was appointed in September to be the next Ombudsman for Algonquin. According to the recently updated website for his office, Cole has worked for many years in higher education as an administrator and faculty member.
Cole is affiliated with the International Institute of Restorative Practices, and holds membership in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada, Association of Colleges and University Ombudspersons, International Ombudsman Association, and the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services. Algonquin has also posted a video of Cole introducing himself in October. (Algonquin Ombuds Bio; Ombuds Info Session.)