A. The parties acknowledge the mutual benefits to be derived from joint consultation, improved communication and joint problem solving. Therefore, the parties hereby establish a Committee on Professional Relations. The purpose of this Committee is to facilitate communication between the parties during the term of the contract whenever a significant problem arises. Although this Committee will be available for such problem solving utilizing a mutual gains approach to the extent possible, nothing prohibits the parties from using other means of problem solving.
B. The Committee shall be comprised of up to three (3) members of the AAUP-AFT and up to three (3) members of the Administration.
C. The Committee shall meet as often as the parties deem necessary.
D. Alleged violations of this Article shall not be grievable, but rather may be presented by either party to the Committee for discussion.