May 20-21, 2004

 

ITEM 123-2801-R0504                Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees:  Montana State University-Northern

 

THAT:                                       The Board of Regents of Higher Education hereby authorizes Montana State University-Northern to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects.  The total cost of purchases is $91,619.

 

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

 

Description

 

Total

Requested

 

University

 

Computer Loan

 

$70,000

 

College of Arts & Sciences

 

Hardware

 

$4,184

 

Library

 

Hardware

 

$2,349

 

College of Technical Sciences

 

Hardware

 

$7,715

 

Instructional Technology Services

 

Paper/Toner/Hardware

 

$7,371

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

$91,619

 

Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Montana State University-Northern Computer Fee Advisory Committee, which is comprised of 50 percent students and 50 percent faculty and administrators.