Dating teacher college
However, they can also be intimidating, married, and, let’s be honest, old. They walk the fine line between equal and superior.They’re students too, and often close in age, but they hold a degree of power over us, specifically when it comes to grades.The University of Connecticut, by a unanimous vote of the school's board of trustees last week, has decided that from now on sexual interactions between students and professors are prohibited. The UConn students aren’t in session to comment but, given that the prohibition comes after the revelation that a longtime music professor at the university was in the habit of “visiting freshmen dorms [and] providing drugs to students” it’s probably safe to say that no one is sincerely opposed to a policy adjustment—on campus or off. In many cases, colleges prohibit relationships only in instances where the professor has “direct, supervisory authority” over the student.Such phenomena as hooking up and lavaliering are widely prominent among university and college students.Hooking up is a world wide phenomenon that involves two individuals having a sexual encounter without interest in commitment.Technology allows college students to take part in unique ways of finding more partners through social networking.Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and My Space allow students to make new friends, and potentially find their spouse.
But in college, these fantasies are much more realistic possibilities because we’re all legal adults and we have a new degree of autonomy outside of our parents’ homes.But what about faculty-faculty relationships, or faculty-administrator relationships?An ongoing legal case resulting in a dean’s resignation from Stanford University raises questions about what policies or best practices govern employee romance.And they too are usually intelligent, accomplished, published, and passionate.We experience our TAs in a much more relaxed, casual setting.