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Harvard bans professor-undergrad romances; California schools, not so much
Harvard bans professor-undergrad romances; California schools, not so much

Harvard University banned professors from having “sexual or romantic relationships” with undergraduates -- a much more stringent policy than what some of California's largest and most prominent universities have on the books. The Harvard rule change, announced Thursday, replaced a previous policy -- which frowned on such relationships but did not ban them.  That policy, according to Harvard, "did not explicitly reflect the faculty’s expectations of what constituted an appropriate relationship between undergraduate students and faculty members." Harvard professor Alison Johnson led the committee that changed the policy. "We are...

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