John Saltmarsh

Visiting Fellow

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
John Saltmarsh

John Saltmarsh is a visiting fellow with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and a member of the board of trustees of College Unbound in Providence, Rhode Island. From 2005–2022, he was professor of higher education in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Massachusetts Boston. From 2005–2016, he served as the director of the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE). Previously, he was the director of the national program on Integrating Service with Academic Study at Campus Compact.

Saltmarsh publishes widely on community-engaged teaching, learning, and research, and organizational change in higher education, including the co-edited books The Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification: Constructing a Successful Application for First-Time and Re-Classification Applicants (2017) and Publicly Engaged Scholars: Next Generation Engagement and the Future of Higher Education (2016). He is the co-author of the Democratic Engagement White Paper (NERCHE, 2009) and Full Participation: Building the Architecture for Diversity and Public Engagement in Higher Education (Columbia University Law School: Center for Institutional and Social Change, 2011).