Young teacher dating former student
"Some people, and I'm talking about both students and faculty, have the emotional maturity level to handle it; some do not.
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 he said that is was a situation that was fraught with peril because it also depended on the emotional stability of the professor.A faculty member who himself was emotionally immature might be vulnerable to a student's attention and quick to misinterpret the adulation as genuine love, Dr. A Change of Status Is true love between a professor and student possible, let alone recognizable by regulatory codes of conduct?Others cite happy marriages of professors to their former students.
Several psychologists who teach at local schools also stress the difficulty of regulating human behavior, regardless of what's printed in a college policy handbook."I can understand the impulse to legislate against this kind of thing," said Dr.