Posts Tagged ‘Hunter College Ombuds Office’

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.

Less We Forget … Part 1

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

promoting healthy workplaces
Vita Rabinowitz [Vita.Rabinowitz@cuny.edu]
You replied on 9/4/2015 10:18 AM.
Sent: Friday, September 04, 2015 7:39 AM
To: Greggory w Morris
Cc: Vita Rabinowitz [Vita.Rabinowitz@cuny.edu]…
Dear Gregg, if I may,

We have known each other for quite some time, and I was delighted in my new position to be reminded of your enduring commitments—to students, to great journalism, and to causes that matter in the workplace. I see that you had written the Chancellery about your Moveon.org petition to support the New York State Healthy Workplace Bill, and that you are calling for CUNY to be a “leader in promoting healthy workplaces.”

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.