The revision now goes to ASU's legal counsel for review and then to ASU's administration for approval.ASU's faculty senate last fall rejected a proposal that would have banned romantic relationships between faculty and all students, unless the faculty member received an exception from the provost. They also questioned what impact reporting a relationship with a student to the provost would have on an individual's career, such as efforts to get tenure.
Many universities have policies prohibiting romantic relationships between professors and students. Abramson, a UCLA psychology professor who specializes in human sexuality and teaches about sex and the law, examines and challenges these policies. Is it comparable to our freedom of speech and freedom of religion, or is it something we give to institutions?However, once the student is no longer in the professor’s class, the relationship is no longer prohibited (unless the professor exercises some other authority over the student, such as, for instance, serving as the student’s thesis advisor).The prohibition concerning relationships with students applies in the University-related employment context as well as the academic context.Thus, University faculty or staff (including graduate teaching assistants) cannot engage in a dating or sexual relationship with a student employed by the University -- whether paid, volunteer or receiving course credit -- who the faculty or staff member supervises or evaluates in any way.employee from engaging in a dating or sexual relationship with any other USG employee if either employee supervises, evaluates, or in any other way directly affects the terms or conditions of the other’s employment.Hooking up is a world wide phenomenon that involves two individuals having a sexual encounter without interest in commitment.