September 21-22, 2000

 

ITEM 108-2005-R0900       Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees: Montana State University-Bozeman

 

THAT:                                    The Board of Regents of Higher Education in accordance with Montana University System Policy 940.23, hereby authorizes Montana State University-Bozeman to expend Computer Fee funds for upgrading University equipment.  The total cost of equipment purchases is $284,665.

 

EXPLANATION:                  In accordance with Board of Regents Computer Fee Policy 940.23, Expenditure of Computer Fees for projects in excess of $25,000 requires authorization by the Board of Regents.  The proposed purchases include the following:

 

College/Dept

Project

Amount

 

 

 

Engineering

Computer Science - Printers, maintenance

$ 38,780

ITC

99 Pentium computers

148,500

 

Maint./consumables

39,280

Letters & Science

Chemistry-PC=s, hardware

58,105

 

 

 

 

Total

$284,665

 

Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Computer Allocation Committee.  The committee is comprised of faculty, students and administrators.