September 21-23, 2005

 

ITEM 128-2803-R0905††††††††††††††† Authorization to Name the Oil Lab located in the new Applied Technology Center the Kiewit Oil Laboratory; Montana State University-Northern

 

THAT:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Consistent with Board of Regentsí Policy 1004.1, Naming of Buildings, the Board of Regents of the Montana University System authorizes Montana State University - Northern to name the Oil Laboratory located in the new Applied Technology Center Building "Kiewit Oil Laboratory".

 

EXPLANATION:††††††††††††††††††††††† Montana State University - Northern recently built the Applied Technology Center, and located in the Applied Technology Center is an oil testing laboratory. The proposed name is appropriate because the Kiewit Company donated over $500,000 in equipment for the oil laboratory.† Without this significant donation this state-of-the-art oil testing facility would not be possible.