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.
The fact that the question can be asked shows that the situation should not occur where it can be asked.
Foods alright, there are 800 clubs I'm sure you'll find something.Your boss might not appreciate it, and you don't want to take such a risk. Even if there isn't an official rule against it, I think it is universally frowned upon. Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. Over ,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. My university doesn't have a rule against it written anywhere, but a professor who chooses to date someone who is still attending the university will be talked about. However, it is generally against the rules if not just universally frowned upon to date a student while he or she is still attending college. Believe me, even though you would no longer be her teacher, you still have influence as a faculty member.You could jeopardize your career- even if dating a former student isn't against policy, it's certainly something that could be considered questionable conduct.I want to ask him for coffee but haven’t because I’ve heard this might jeopardize his job. Lawyers date their clients all the time.” It is good and responsible for websites, whatever their topic, to raise ethical issues for discussion.I don’t mind as much that he might turn me down since I’m no longer his student. Unfortunately, as in the case of “Dating Glory,” the readership of most blogs prove to be as unequipped to deal with these questions as the blogger, resulting in a consensus answer based on rationalizations, ethical fallacies and misconceptions.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.OK, Just thought I would get some input from some folks around here. I take my job very seriously, and never think to jeopardize my career and reputation.The last thing you need to do is risk all that for a piece of you know what.At the very least, make sure she's no longer a student there before you date her.