Board of Regents Policy 9.204 Board of Regents Policy 9.204


Employment of Relatives


Regents Policy Chapter 9, Personnel
Regents Policy RP 9.204, Employment of Relatives
Effective Date:  Aug. 9, 1973
Prior Dates Amended:  Oct. 31, 2014 (recodified)
Review Date:  August 2019

I. Purpose

To set forth policy regarding employment of relatives at the university.

II. Definitions

No policy specific or unique definitions apply.

III. Board of Regents Policy

    A. The following statement of nepotism shall govern the employment of relatives.
        1. The recruitment procedures shall insure the employment of the most qualified person for each position, and the employment of a relative of a board or faculty member shall be determined by the same principles that apply to the employment of any other faculty member.
        2. In case of supervisory relationships involving relatives, there shall be guarantees that those will not inhibit the free and open operation of the other members of the unit, and the relative that is in the supervisory position must disqualify himself/herself from all deliberations and actions affecting economic benefits of the relative and other actions where appropriate. Evaluation of performance and professional competence shall be carried out objectively and fairly through committees and outside review.
        3. For the purpose of this action, “relative” includes husband-wife, parent-child, sibling, and any other familial relationship, including domestic partners.

IV. Delegation of Authority

There is no policy specific delegation of authority.

V. Contact Information

Office of the Vice President for Administration, 956-6405,

VI. References

VII. Exhibits and Appendices

No Exhibits and Appendices found


    approved as to Form:    
    Cynthia Quinn    
    October 31, 2014    
    Executive Administrator and Secretary of the Board of Regents


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