The Urgent Need to Reduce Workplace Bullying on Campus

Workplace Bullying in Higher Education - Image of two colleagues arguing at a table

 

{From Academic Impressions}

by Clara Wajngurt, Ph.D.

While some colleges and universities are developing workplace bullying prevention programs (we’ll list examples in a minute), it is evident that we have a lot of work yet to do. And this work needs to be done; unaddressed, workplace bullying impacts the processes of tenure and promotion, the collegiality of the department, and the academic freedom of its junior members. In this article, find out what a policy should include, and what institutions have existing policies you can learn from. MORE>>