Kunzi's course work suffered after she ended a "personal relationship" with the professor, she claimed in a lawsuit filed in federal court. He kept telephoning and texting her, according to the suit. Pratt and his attorney, Melissa Iyer Julian, declined to comment. ASU gave Pratt a written admonishment in after the allegations by Kunzi, records show.
Professors banned from dating grad students under new Princeton U. policy
Princeton valedictorian gets engaged to her year-old former professor
In some ways, sex between students and their professors is part of the mythology of academia. It turns up regularly in film and literature. The scenario typically involves a young female student seduced by her older and more knowledgeable teacher. Historically, male professors have considered a campus full of available young women a perk of academia. Attitudes began to change in the s and s, with the rise of feminism and an increasing number of female scholars in academia. Real policy changes did not occur until the late s and s, when courts said schools could be held liable in sexual harassment cases. Since then, many universities have begun to address student-professor dating.
ASU faculty votes to restrict faculty-student dating
The days of Princeton University professors dating graduate students in other departments are coming to an end , campus officials said. Professors had previously been permitted to have relationships with graduate students as long as they were not in their classes or under their supervision. So, for example, an English professor was allowed to date a Ph. But, Princeton reconsidered the policy in the wake of the MeToo movement and nationwide calls for stricter guidelines to prevent professors from having too much power over graduate students, especially in personal relationships. Princeton already banned all relationships between faculty and undergraduate students.
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