September 27-28, 2001
ITEM 112-2002-R0901 Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees: Montana State University-Bozeman
THAT: The Board of Regents of Higher Education hereby authorizes Montana State University-Bozeman to expend Student Equipment Fee funds for upgrading University equipment. Total cost of the equipment purchases is $483,794.
EXPLANATION: In accordance with Board of Regents Equipment Fee Policy 940.26, expenditure of Equipment 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
Mech/Ind. Eng. MET lab upgrade 58,053
Elec/Computer Eng. Optics teaching lab equipment 97,050
Cell Biol/Neuroscience Microscopes for student labs 32,500
Media/Theatre Arts MPVO cameras & editing equip. 34,000
KUSM Lighter controller system 36,875
ITC Upkeep/maint smart podiums 70,724
ITC Network/telephone wiring classrooms 32,068
Registrar Classroom equip & maint 65,000
Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Equipment Allocation Committee. The committee is comprised of faculty, students, and administrators.