Dating teacher college

"The guys place the same priority on education and the same passion for their careers as I do," Hirner said.

"We're also at similar places in our lives, being students, which makes it easier to relate." Columbia University students Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer started the dating website on campus in November.

Cronin is associate director of the Lonergan Institute, a philosophy research center at Boston College.This month, the site launched at 140 more schools nationwide, giving more college students the opportunity to meet their future husbands or wives.Alexa and Meyer, both recent graduates of the Business School, came up with the idea after a girlfriend complained that there was not enough testosterone in the School of Social Work.Put simply, professors can no longer date their students.Or, to be more exact, teachers can no longer date students in their classes, or students for whom they "should reasonably expect" in the future to have academic responsibility.