Below is a history of legislation and legislation attempts at Cornell. If we are to revise our policy, then there is much to learn by studying the policies at peer institutions and paying attention to criticisms of these policies. Also of interest is the AAUP statement on consensual relationships between faculty and students.
Policy (This is the current policy.)
Academic Freedom & Professional Status of Faculty Chair (AFPS) Slides
How the Senate voted on the recommendations by the Committee:
|Guidelines for Ugrad/Faculty Relationships||40%||58%|
|Guidelines for Grad/Faculty Relationships||52%||46%|
|Guidelines for Disclosure of Relationships||40%||60%|
|Guidelines for Conflict Resolution||25%||74%|
Reaction by the AFPS Committee annual report for 2016.