UWEC 246, Nepotism

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Practice Directive #UWEC 246DivisionFinance and AdministrationDepartmentHuman ResourcesContactExecutive Director of Finance & Administration | humanresources@uwec.edu
Effective DateOctober 1, 2023Revision DateOctober 1, 2024


State of Wisconsin | Wis. Admin. Code ER-MRS §§24.04, Standards of conduct; Wis. Admin. Code UWS § 8.03, Nepotism

UW System | RPD 20-22, Code of Ethics


This practice directive and related procedure addresses the potential for conflict of interest when a UW-Eau Claire employee is involved in the hiring decisions and/or management or supervision of applicants or employees to whom they are related or with whom they have a close personal relationship.


Mitigating the risks associated with nepotism plays a crucial role in ensuring transparency and fairness at UW-Eau Claire. By prohibiting favoritism or undue preference in hiring and promotion processes promotes a level playing field for all qualified individuals. Mitigating these risks also enhances public trust and maintains the integrity of UW-Eau Claire, ultimately contributing to our reputation for Excellence.


UWEC 246.A, Nepotism Guidelines