May 23-24, 2002


ITEM 115-2701-R0502                Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Billings           


THAT:                                       Consistent with the provisions of Board of Regents Policy 940.26, the Board of Regents authorizes Montana State University-Billings to expend Student Equipment Fee Funds to purchase the following:


College of Business Building

                                                Computer Equipment                                            $ 60,000

                                                   for Classrooms

                                                Networking Equipment                                             10,000


     Academic Support Center Classrooms   

                                                Notebooks with Wireless                                         57,000

                                                  Internet Access                                                             

                                                Wireless Access Point                                              1,000    

                                                PC Security Cart                                                       2,000


     Microscope with Attachments

                                                to enable Visually-impaired

                                                   Students to use Microscopes in

                                                   Science Laboratories                                            26,500


                                                TOTAL:                                                             $ 156,500        


 EXPLANATION:                       Board of Regents Policy 940.26 requires Board approval of all purchases over $25,000.