Dating professor after graduation
Dating a student is a professional breach of trust, and one that adversely effects the integrity of the entire educational institution. As Professor X notes, a professor has a potential teacher-student relationship with students at a university, not just those in his or her classes.
Dating a student who happens not to be in one of those classes is what lawyers call “a distinction without a difference.” Many students and professors will reasonably assume that the pairing arose out of the student-teacher relationship, and in some ways it almost certainly did.
We have had several personal conversations that go beyond the role of mentor/mentee.
I feel comfortable around him, I find him funny and attractive. I don’t want to approach him until I graduate (one semester left) because I don’t want him to think I am after something I am not.
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There is that boundary between students and teachers. 27 and 19 is a big age difference, but like I said she seems more mature. Students frequently develop crushes on their teachers. If you truly like her, keep it a platonic friendship for at least a year and make sure it's not just a light student-teacher crush.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members.“I understand that it’s not a good idea to form relationships with professors while still in the class (favoritism, etc.).But why is it such a big deal when a prof becomes involved with a student who will never be his student again?An increasing number of companies and schools are instituting no-dating policies for these reasons. Posted by Kelly Anders on December 22, 2014 at PM in Current Affairs, Life of Law Schools, Teaching Law, Workplace Law | Permalink Professors should not date students.
Schools, including law schools, should forbid this behavior, full stop.Posted by: JG | Dec 22, 2014 PM Yes, we'll just pass rules and regulations to cover all aspects of adult sexual relationships in law schools. And if the unthinkable should happen and they are violated?