Case 06. Off Campus time and teaching responsibilities
Professor Oliver York is a nationally known scholar in his area and attracts many graduate students to the department in the hopes that they may work for him. Each year, Professor York travels exten-sively in the period between Thanksgiving and winter break for research purposes. In order to accomplish this, he assigns his graduate students to the classes "just to keep the students enter-tained" and often gives them library projects to work on during this period. He rewards his graduate students with perks that include sharing a room at the annual ASA meetings which is paid for with departmental funds.
1. Is it ethical to cover classes in
such a manner? Are graduate students