Grad student dating professor

06 Oct

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.

“He was an interesting guy with a lot of the same beliefs and values that I had,” she says.

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.

The teaching assistant sided with Suplita in a letter she wrote to EOO officials.

She is not supervised by Suplita as a student, and another psychology professor, not Suplita, supervised her and other teaching assistants, she said. 15 letter that Suplita “engaged in a prohibited consensual relationship with your graduate teaching assistant,” and announced it publicly on Facebook before the summer term ended.“The University prohibits all faculty and staff, including graduate assistants, from pursuing or engaging in dating or sexual relationships with students whom they currently supervise, teacher, or have authority over.”“I find that based on the preponderance of evidence you did violate the NDAH (Non-Discrimination and Ant-Harassment) Policy by pursuing or engaging in a dating or sexual relationship with your assigned teaching assistant ...