Experts say that while these relationships tend to be too specific and fluid to fall under any general policy, involved parties should proceed with caution and avoid pairings that may be or even appear to be exploitative or allow for favoritism.Earlier this week, Garth Saloner, dean of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, announced he was resigning, due in part to a lawsuit against the university brought by a former professor -- one who happened to be the estranged husband of the woman the dean is dating, another professor at the business school.
Stanford denies the claim, saying that Phills -- who had been a nontenured faculty member since 2003, several years after his wife was appointed to a tenured position -- was terminated for failing to return after multiple leaves of absence to work in Silicon Valley.But what about faculty-faculty relationships, or faculty-administrator relationships?An ongoing legal case resulting in a dean’s resignation from Stanford University raises questions about what policies or best practices govern employee romance. You share job related issues, time off and discussions etc.If my husband was a teacher I would have to go back to work as an financial analyst. I remember that quite of few teachers were married to other teachers when I was in school.2) Is it generally harder for teachers to "date" than other professions or does it not make a difference? Thanks for the responses I think there are several teachers married to other teachers. The best part is that most state pensions allow you to guarantee your pension to your spouse at a reduced benefit which means you can secure each other for life.