A more stringent regulation, which would have banned romance between all professors and undergraduates, was voted down.
A Gray Area Representatives from the State University of New York at Purchase, Marymount College, Sarah Lawrence College, Pace University, Westchester Community College, Iona College and Mercy College also said that such relationships were discouraged by the administration though not specifically addressed in college policies.
But administrators, professors and students alike say that the issue of faculty-student dating is a complex one.
Will the professor consciously or subconsciously be easier on the friends of his student lover if they are in his class?
@kimball - I think it's relevant, as it shows there's a potential less-formal link between the two.
And because they’re derived from hard data — the blog is run by the dating site Ok Cupid.com, which tracks the whims and wanderings of its 7 million users to do the aforementioned calculations — these facts certainly seem scientific. Among other things, we talked about how, when it comes to using dating websites to study why some virtual pairings lead nowhere while others lead to sex, size really does matter. Charlie Foster: What do you think of Ok Trends and other efforts to scientifically describe human sexuality and relationships by mining data from dating sites?