Professor dating former student
abrupt dismissal over "serious allegations." Few details have been revealed; the matter is currently under review.Like other major Canadian universities, UBC doesn't prohibit professors from dating students — although conflict of interest rules require them to disclose the relationship to a superior and recuse themselves from any decisions that may affect the student.
Then the commenter stops numbering, but keep pulling out rationalizations and over-generalizations. If so, that’s scary, since he seems to be disputing the principle of law, which is all about regulating human instincts.Dating a student is a professional breach of trust, and one that adversely effects the integrity of the entire educational institution….The created when a supervisor/manager/leader indulges in intimate relations with someone over whom they have authority, status and power—and every professor has authority over every student, in class or out— undermines the institution and the profession, by sending the false message that such relationships are standard, approved, and implicitly desirable in the culture where they occur…A professor has a potential teacher-student relationship with 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.CBC News asked UBC's faculty association for its take on the matter, but it didn't respond. S., however, a handful of prominent universities like Stanford, Yale and Harvard were prompted to prohibit these relationships after a change in national education law, Title IX, which parallels upcoming changes in Ontario and B. Title IX prohibits gender discrimination in any federally funded education program.Originally aimed at athletics programs, it has since been increasingly interpreted to include sexual harassment and assault.