for the purpose of this policy, nepotism is defined as favoritism toward family members.
The university strives to be a family-friendly workplace and is committed to maintaining an environment in which members of the university community can work together to further education, research and community service.
Supervisors, department chairs, deans, or other responsible persons must report all allegations to the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity (if the alleged violation is by a faculty or staff member) or the Office of Student Affairs (student or residential staff member).
Potential noncompliance with the policy will be reported by the above-listed supervisors, department chairs, deans, or other responsible persons to Human Resources and investigated by the appropriate offices listed above.
If you purchased an Insure-All travel insurance policy prior to 31 January 2016: Policy Wording.All relationships must be consensual but, even though the relationship is consensual, it can raise serious concerns about the validity of the consent, conflicts of interest, and favoritism.All faculty, staff and students must abide by the Consensual Relationships Policy (I-10) to address such concerns.In relationships with students, the staff member is expected to be aware of his/her professional responsibilities and to avoid apparent or actual conflict of interest, favoritism or bias.Allegations, reports or other information concerning an unreported inappropriate relationship where one party has evaluative or supervisory responsibilities over the other party will be investigated.This policy provides guidelines for family members, domestic partners, significant others, and/or similar personal and consensual relationships, in the workplace.