Professor student dating illegal
For those who value intellect in romantic partners, professors can be extremely alluring.They're often older, but sometimes only by a decade or so, meaning that physical attraction is often a possibility right from the start.” The answer is, has been, and forever shall be, “No.” The answer to an ethics question sometimes becomes obvious when it is apparent that every argument on one side is either a logical fallacy, an unethical rationalization, or the application of an invalid ethics principle.Such is the case here, and thus I somewhat question the motives of the author of the post, Kelly Anders. Asking the question creates the illusion that there is a real controversy. I addressed this question a long time ago, in an early post here barely seen at the time but among the most frequently visited since. Are they two consenting adults in love, or is it sexual harassment and exploitation?A more stringent regulation, which would have banned romance between all professors and undergraduates, was voted down.
A teacher always has superior power over any student by virtue of his or her position of authority, and it is an abuse of that power to use it to entice students into dates or bed…[It] is naive to ignore the extended conflicts such relationships create.
Might the professor’s best friends on the faculty be more generous when grading their friend’s significant other if he or she is one of their students?