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VII.Community Standards and Policies: S. Procedures When Spouses/Partners are Appointed to One Department

Spouses/partners may hold individual or joint appointments in the same department or program. However, spouses/partners may not participate in the search process or personnel reviews of one another, nor may they report directly to one another. A spouse/partner should not participate in decisions regarding teaching assignment, office space, or similar matters for the other person. If a spouse/partner becomes chair of the department, the Provost shall identify another faculty member to serve as the chair for the other spouse/partner.