Membership: All members of the Instructional Faculty, as defined in Article 2 of the AAUP/BOT Contract (1993-96), shall elect six of their number by secret ballot-three members and three alternates. The term shall be for three years, with one member elected in April each year, to begin serving on the following September 1. The Elections Committee of the Faculty Senate shall nominate a minimum of two candidates for each position to be filled. If a vacancy on the Committee arises, an election shall be held to fill the unexpired term.
(The initial election of these members was held in the Fall Semester of 1977, with one elected for a one-year term, one for a two-year term, and one for a three-year term.)
Organization: The Committee shall organize itself after September 1, each academic year but not later than the fourth week of the fall semester. The Committee shall elect one of its members to the chair.
Functions and Responsibilities: The functions of the Mediation Committee shall be those described in Article 16.6.3 of the AAUP/BOT contract (1993-96).