Can college students dating professors
We've considered such issues as confidentiality, classroom attendance policies, mistakes in the graduate admissions process, and giving timely feedback on student papers.Today, let's explore an issue that always generates lively discussion in ethics courses: Can college instructors date their students?
Can Chris reciprocate (or initiate) the feelings of romantic interest and then explain to Pat that they can't date until after the semester is over, but then it's OK?
At first, having a secret affair might seem thrilling and romantic, but the first time you have to do something special without your professor or seem him or her with someone else, it will get really hard.
I sometimes like to put my readers to work with a "do-it-yourself" dilemma or ethical policy.
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.
The original post, for example, states that “Lawyers date their clients all the time.” In fact, they don’t, and when they do, they are probably violating their ethics rules, which prohibit lawyers from dealings with clients that interfere with independent judgment and create conflicts of interest. On “Dating Glory,’ one commenter offered genuine insight.