Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Glossary Term: Prohibited Relationship


Sexual or intimate relationships between individuals where there is a supervisory role or where an individual has influence over another's current or future academic activities, working conditions, or career or academic advancement. This includes relationships between: i) faculty, or teaching staff members, or emeriti and students; ii) staff and students; iii) coaching or athletics staff members and student athletes; iv) supervisors and subordinates. Excepted from this prohibition are cases in which the relationships have been previously addressed and permitted pursuant to the Conflict of Interest policy and procedures.
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