Dating a college professor

12 May

But what about faculty-faculty relationships, or faculty-administrator relationships?

The policy doesn’t ban these relationships outright but says that romances “between employees in which one has direct or indirect authority over the other are always potentially problematic.

Students sometimes nurse crushes on their teachers, and teachers sometimes lust after their pupils; these are facts of life so commonplace as to have become the ultimate cliché: a porn motif.

Like many vaguely parental relationships, the pedagogic one can have a strong and unsettling erotic undertow.

I believe they started dating before she graduated, and got married a few years afterwards.

I don't see any sign that this was frowned upon from other department professors.