University Policy Manual
|Title||Employment of Related Persons|
|Approved By Senate||March 30, 2010|
|Approved By Chancellor||May 05, 2010|
A. Basic Principles
Consistent with the principle that university employees and prospective employees shall be evaluated on the basis of individual merit, without reference to considerations of race, sex, religion or national origin, or any other factors not
1. Related persons shall not serve concurrently within the institution in any case where one such related person would occupy a position having responsibility for the direct supervision of the other related person.
2. With respect to proposed employment decisions which would result in the concurrent service of related persons within the same academic department (or other comparable institutional subdivision of employment), a person related to an incumbent employee may not be employed if the professional qualifications of other candidates for the available position are demonstrably superior to those of the related person.
3. With respect to the concurrent service of related persons within the same academic department (or other comparable institutional subdivision of employment), neither related person shall be permitted, either individually or as a member of a faculty, or as a member of a committee of a faculty, to participate in the evaluation of the other related person.
B. Definition of "Related Persons"
C. Effective Date
D. Employees Subject to the State Personnel Act
E. Each chancellor shall report annually to the board of trustees, at the regular meeting falling closest to the date of commencement, concerning all specific cases during the preceding year in which the terms of this policy were applied. (Administrative Memorandum #360, 18 March 1996, UNC Board of Governors)