“Teachers” also includes graduate and professional students and postdoctoral fellows and associates only when they are serving as part-time acting instructors, teaching fellows or in similar institutional roles, with respect to the students they are currently teaching or supervising.“Students” refers to those enrolled in any and all educational and training programs of the University.Finally, such situations may expose the University and the teacher to liability for violation of laws against sexual harassment and sex discrimination.
Installed in prime gallery space and frequently accompanied by a catalogue, each exhibition has been organized by a group of undergraduate or graduate students from diverse disciplines, and each has revealed new thinking about practical training and the presentation of the collection.
Learn More about Student-Curated Exhibitions s involve collection research and provide the professional experience of working in a museum.
Additionally, this policy applies to members of the Yale community who are not teachers as defined above, but have authority over or mentoring relationships with students, including athletic coaches, supervisors of student employees, advisors and directors of student organizations, Residential College Fellows, as well as others who advise, mentor, or evaluate students.
Yale graduate students have many possibilities to contribute to scholarship and gain professional experience through involvement at the Gallery.
Whenever a teacher is or in the future might reasonably become responsible for teaching, advising, or directly supervising a student, a sexual relationship between them is inappropriate and must be avoided.
In addition to creating the potential for coercion, any such relationship jeopardizes the integrity of the educational process by creating a conflict of interest and may impair the learning environment for other students.
The broad scope of the collection allows connections to be made across academic disciplines.
Teaching Fellows are encouraged to incorporate sessions at the Gallery into their sections and courses, and we offer training to help you teach confidently and productively with objects.
Past programs have included students from the Yale School of Drama creating sound and projection installations in the Gallery, undergraduate composers writing new music inspired by the collection, and comedians exploring the connections between art and humor.