Now, an increasing number of schools are outright banning relationships - even consensual ones - between professors and undergraduates.
The list of schools with these policies in place has grown to include Stanford, Harvard, Yale, The College of William and Mary, the University of Connecticut and Northwestern University.
Who knows what coercions they deployed back in the day to corral those students into submission; at least that’s the fear evinced by today’s new campus dating policies. A friend of mine is the offspring of such a coupling—does she look at her father a little differently now, I wonder.
I suspect you can barely throw a stone on most campuses around the country without hitting a few of these neo-miscreants.
They also said she created a "chilling effect" on students' ability to report sexual misconduct.
The suits were eventually investigated and dismissed, and she responded with a second Chronicle of Higher Education article, responding to her critics and outlining what happened after the suits were filed.
Between 15 and 25 percent of women experience date rape during their enrollment, and victims of abuse come from every race and gender.
Unfortunately, there is no full text copy available of this article online. In most cases, academic eros works from behind the scenes.Laura Kipnis, a professor in Northwestern's School of Communication, criticized her school's policy in a controversial essay in the Chronicle of Higher Education, arguing that the ban assumes that professors are predators, and also that these policies infantilize students.Her essay was met with outrage by some students, two of whom filed a Title IX suit against her, claiming Kipnis was retaliating against students at her school who had filed a complaint against a professor.Flirting in Class Flirting Outside of Class Making Your Move Community Q&A If you find yourself lingering often after class for a few more snippets of conversation, or spending a little too much time staring instead of listening during lectures, you might be interested in dating your professor.Given the many rules on colleges about relationships between teachers and students, this can be a bit tricky.