Resources on Academic Bullying

General Resources:

  • CSUN Statement on Collegiality: 
    • 604.3 As a colleague, the faculty member:

1. Respects and defends the free inquiry of colleagues.
2. Shows due respect for the opinions of others in exchanges of criticism and ideas.
3. Acknowledges the contributions of others to the faculty member’s academic work.
4. Strives to be objective when engaged in the professional judgment of colleagues.
7. Does not engage in exploitative, harassing, or discriminatory behavior.



A number of Universities have adopted policies or otherwise addressed workplace bullying and/or faculty disputes:

  • University of California System
  • University of Connecticut
  • Clemson
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Penn State
  • Northwestern University
  • Old Dominion University
  • University of Georgia - Dispute Resolution Coordinators
  • University of Virginia