5.1.7 Nepotism Policy

Relationship by family or marriage shall constitute neither an advantage nor a deterrent to employment by the University provided the individual meets and fulfills appropriate institutional appointment standards. For the purpose of this policy, relative is defined as the husband or wife of a staff or faculty member as well as the son, daughter, mother, father, brother, sister, in-law or any relation by blood or marriage of such member or spouse. No person shall be assigned to a department or unit under the immediate supervision of a relative. This also includes student and temporary or part-time summer staff members