Professors Nason Murray and Kathleen O'Donnell are married to each other and members of the same department. Professor O'Donnell is senior to Professor Murray and chair of the department. She chairs the departmental executive committee, the committee legally charged with making personnel decisions. Professor Murray is about to be considered for tenure.
1. What are some of the ways that Professor O'Donnell
her duties as chair and act ethically with regard to the upcoming
2. Does Professor Murray have any ethical obligations in this situation?
3. What, if any, are the obligations of the members of Executive Committee in this matter?
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