The state paid Kunzi and her attorney ,000 last year, according to records.
"So that's the sanction and so the sanction is very harsh."Crow added the allegation has to be proven.
"You have to find out that it's true," he was quoted as saying.
Pratt and his attorney, Melissa Iyer Julian, declined to comment.
ASU gave Pratt a written admonishment in 2012 after the allegations by Kunzi, records show.
Go out with someone who is not a student, if you want to be a professor."Pitfalls of dating Dating between college professors and students is rife with downsides, said Billie Dziech, a university professor and author of the 1990 book The Lecherous Professor: Sexual Harassment on Campus.
Young college students are away from home for the first time. They can be flattered when a professor takes an interest in them.Pratt denied having an amorous relationship with the unnamed student, according to university documents.Kunzi's federal lawsuit was settled out of court with Pratt, shortly after she asked the court to dismiss the regents and another party.The university did not provide a reason for their non-renewals in letters sent to the instructors or redacted the reason before releasing the information to The Republic.ASU President Michael Crow told The State Press editorial board in December 2013 that ASU takes allegations against professors in relationships with students seriously."So there have been professors in relationships with students and when we find out about it, they are all fired," Crow was quoted as saying.The school assigned her clerical work, instead of research, and she found it difficult to complete her Ph. The harassment and retaliation forced her to withdraw from the doctoral program, she said.