Section 16-49-29

Conflicts of interest.

It shall be unlawful for any member of the board to derive financial benefit in any form from a contract or transaction affecting the interest of the university; to procure, or to be a party in any way, to procuring the appointment of any relative to any position of financial trust or profit; or to influence the appointment or reappointment, retention, dismissal or compensation of any employee of the university except through the prescribed procedures for such purposes. The violation of this provision shall subject the member so offending to removal by the Governor or the board.

(Acts 1975, No. 198, p. 467, §11.)