School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration

Salvatore Alaimo

Salvatore Alaimo is Professor of Nonprofit Management.

Dr. Alaimo teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in nonprofit administration, including a graduate course he developed in program evaluation.  His research interests are in the areas of evaluation, volunteer management and contract management.  Dr. Alaimo has published several book chapters and a journal article in New Directions for Evaluation that was republished in 2010 in The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership. He is currently producing a documentary entitled What is Philanthropy? that intends to enhance our understanding of the concept of philanthropy and its role in American society.

Dr. Alaimo previously taught nonprofit management courses as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He has nine years experience working at nonprofit organizations including the United Way and the Girl Scouts, and has also consulted ten years for nonprofits including the National Benevolent Association, the University of Georgia, Georgia Ballet, International Rescue Committee, United Way, and Latin American Association among others.  Dr. Alaimo earned his Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Urban Studies, concentrating in Nonprofit Administration, at Georgia State University.

The book I am currently recommending to my friends is ...  Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson.

The music I am currently recommending to my friends is ...Best of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers.

My favorite place to hangout is ... my hometown of Westwood, NJ

My best advice to students is ...read, listen and focus

The person I admire most is ...my Dad

office: 250C DeVos Center
phone: 616-331-6582
alaimos@gvsu.edu

 

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