Professor dating a graduate student
Accordingly, no individual shall initiate or participate in institutional decisions involving a direct benefit or penalty (employment, retention, promotion, tenure, salary, leave of absence, etc.) to a person with whom that individual has or has had a sexual relationship.
He or she must take specific actions to remove himself or herself from all decisions and actions that may influence the career or status of the other employee.
If a professor is romantically involved with a graduate student, a colleague can provide the evaluation and grade for this person, just as judges recuse themselves from hearing cases in which they may have a conflict of interest, Abramson said.
UCLA is California's largest university, with an enrollment of nearly 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
"Whom you love is a deeply intimate choice that you should be free to make yourself without restrictions placed by your employer, as long as the relationship is consensual.