July 8-9, 2004


ITEM 124-1002-R0704                Student Computer Fee Employment Allocation; The University of Montana-Missoula


THAT:                                       Consistent with the provisions of Board of Regents’ Policy 940.23, the Board of Regents authorizes The University of Montana to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects that exceed the local approval threshold:

                                                Student Employment    

1)       Computing and Information Services

 Labs ($66,519); 

2)       Computing and Information Services

Help Desk ($25,000);

3)       Student Technical Assistant Program (STAP)

CIS ($30,000);

4)       Information Technology Office

Web Development ($25,000); 

5)       College of Arts and Sciences ($100,199);

6)       School of Business ($40,027);

7)       College of Technology ($31,470);

8)       Mansfield Library ($29,407).


EXPLANATION:                        Board of Regents’ policy 940.23 requires Board approval of all purchases over $25,000.  The Student Computer Fee Committee, whose membership includes 50 percent students as required by Board Policy, endorses this proposal.