Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.A.21
August 21, 1995; Revised January 31, 2008 Page 1 of 2
This document sets forth the University of Houston System's policy on nepotism, and
requires compliance with State of Texas statutes, Board of Regents Policy 57.07, and
regulations regarding unfair employment practices due to nepotism. This administrative
memorandum applies to all positions, full and part-time, regular and temporary, in all
component university programs, regardless of funding source.
2.1. Relatives of members of the Board of Regents shall not be employed by the
System unless the employment took place at least one year prior to the
appointment of the Board member.
2.2. Relatives of other System employees shall not be employed by the System in
positions where the employee has the official authority to hire or recommend or
approve the hiring, salary or promotions of the relative. Relatives shall not be
employed in the supervisory-subordinate relationship even if it results from