About Melinda

Melinda Salaman is a Director of Strategic Research with EAB. She specializes in student communication, experience design, and retention strategies, particularly in the community college sector. As a member of the Community College Executive Forum research team, Melinda led research to produce best practice reports on accelerating developmental math completion, next-generation high school partnerships, and preventing early attrition by optimizing the new student intake process.

Before joining the firm, Melinda worked at Koszyn & Company, a boutique consulting firm supporting non-profit arts and theater companies with fundraising, program development, and strategic planning. At the Clinton Foundation, she coordinated with multi-national organizations to develop education programming as part of corporate social responsibility portfolios, with a focus on girls’ and women’s issues. Melinda attended Williams College, where she earned a degree in sociology.


Areas of Expertise

Student Retention and Success, Developmental and Remedial Education, First Year Experience, Academic Affairs, Special Populations, Student Experience, Student Affairs,

Melinda Salaman

Melinda Salaman

Director of Strategic Research

Melinda's Upcoming Events

Webconference
Mar 9 2017

Driving Student Adoption of Navigate

Join us to learn how to promote Navigate to students by empowering staff and students as ambassadors of the platform. Be the first to see a review of EAB’s Campus Adoption Toolkit, and participate in a live brainstorming session to generate additional ideas for engagement. More Register

Webconference
Feb 16 2017

Bringing Guided Pathways to Life

Nearly every college leader has heard of Guided Pathways. And while the vast majority of leaders agree their students would benefit from smooth pathways to graduation, the outstanding question is how. In this webconference, we discuss the history of Guided Pathways, its main elements, and how a combination of research and the Navigate technology can be used to bring the model to life. More Register

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