On Monday afternoon, Arizona State University approved a new student-faculty "amorous relationship policy." Faculty members applauded when the vote was tallied, and Faculty Senate President Helen Ossipov told New Times she was "very glad this passed." The university called it "an important step" toward "[ensuring] that faculty members and lecturers maintain only professional relationships with students."
Evie Carpenter Jasmine Lester, an ASU alum and founder of Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault, says the new policy is a cop-out.
But while members of the administration are patting themselves on the back, at least one student leader is unimpressed.More »