UConn Bans Faculty-Undergrad Romances

University of Connecticut trustees have approved a new policy banning romantic relationships between faculty members and undergraduate students.

It tightens the previous policy,  which strongly discouraged such relationships.

UConn officials say it was a concidence that the new policy was approved at the first trustees meeting after the public learned about accusations against professor Robert Miller.  The music professor was recently accused of sexually abusing children, and having sex with students. Police are investigating, and UConn’s General Counsel Richard Orr says a personel investigation and a Title IX investigation are underway.

The University posted the new policy,  and President Susan Herbst issued a letter to the university community.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Connecticut

CBS Hartford 4 Charity
Win Red Sox Tickets All Season

Listen Live