Posts Tagged ‘Andrew J Polsky New York State Assembly’

Breaking News: Key Findings of 2017 U.S. Survey of Workplace Bullying Institute

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

• 19% of Americans are bullied, another 19% witness it
• 61% of Americans are aware of abusive conduct in the workplace
• 60 million Americans are affected by it (roughly equal to the number of people who live in California and New York combined)
• 70% of perpetrators are men; 60% of targets are women
• Hispanics are the most frequently bullied race
• 61% of bullies are bosses, the majority (63%) operate alone
• 40% of bullied targets are believed to suffer adverse health effects
• 29% of targets remain silent about their experiences
• 71% of employer reactions are harmful to targets
• 60% of coworker reactions are harmful to targets
• To stop it, 65% of targets lose their original jobs
• 77% of Americans support enacting a new law
• 45% report worsening of work relationships, post-Trump election

Click here for survey

Stories and posts in the works.

Behold, a Shrine to Erstwhile Colleague Billy D Helps Shine a Light on the Treachery in the Department of Film and Media Studies, Hunter College, City University of New York

Friday, May 19th, 2017


Sometime soon after he learned that copies of his email bouncing around cyberspace had bounced into my mailbox, Colleague Billy D, who had been boasting on his Facebook page that he was being promoted to associated professor, resigned to take an assistant professor position at Fordham U.

More about this later.

#Media386ChickensComingHometoRoost Can’t Be Shooed Away Nor Swept Under the Rug

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

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May 3, 2017 #D:F/M “Champagne Toast” Department Meeting – The Missing

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Missing from this picture? Did not show up for their sips? Who?

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May 3, 2017 #D:F/M “Champagne Toast” Department Meeting

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Writes about his experience at Hunter College.

Review underway.

Former Hunter College Graduate Student Writes Book About Academic Bullying at Hunter College

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Publicity Burb, April 24, 2017:

Loren Mayshark entered Hunter College in 2008 with high hopes of gaining a master’s degree in two years. Six years, two master’s theses, and tens-of-thousands of dollars later, he abandoned his studies without attaining the degree. His forthcoming book is an account of his struggles, which is a microcosm of what is wrong with the US higher education system.

Full article here.

Open Letter to Colleagues Who Sent Three Students Who Failed an Assignment into My Classroom to Tape This Colleague and to Recruit Students for a Bogus CUNY Complaint Proceedure

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Part 1

This is what the AAUP said:

Dear Gregg Morris,

Thank you for your inquiry, which has been forwarded to me.  Since we do not have data regarding abuse of student complaints against faculty members, I can only say anecdotally that such accounts do cross my desk on occasion.  More often, we see administrators eager to use the student complaint process against a faculty member whom they perceive as troublesome.

Anita Levy, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer
Department of Academic Freedom, Tenure, and Governance
American Association of University Professors
1133 19th Street NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036


This ain’t over until it’s over.