Breaking those rules could jeopardize the professor's job.
If you're at an institution where there aren't official rules about dating, there are most likely some guidelines or unofficial community expectations. Is it OK to date a professor, so long as you're not in one of his or her classes?
Teresa Ruiz, a communications specialist at the Chancellor’s office, said she asked around the office and, “nobody knows of any policy.” She said she was under the impression that kind of policy is supposed to be done on the campus level.
First things first: A student must be 18 years old to legally be able to consent to a relationship with an adult.
Last year, Pratt was dismissed on Valentine's Day after an alleged incident with another student.
He was fired for violating the university's amorous-relationship policy, according to ASU dismissal documents obtained under public-records request.
PHOENIX — Arizona State University faculty voted Monday to revise a policy on dating between faculty and students, which might avoid more situations like Tasha Kunzi says she found herself in with a grad-school professor in 2010.
Kunzi's course work suffered after she ended a "personal relationship" with the professor, she claimed in a lawsuit filed in federal court.