July 11-12, 2002
ITEM 116-2003-R0702 Authorization to Expend 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 $516,249.
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
Entomology Instrumentation/control equip 26,022
Elec/Comp Eng Telecommunications lab equip. 25,121
Earth Science Stereomicroscopes 30,590
Chemistry Spectrometer/gas chromatographs 38,950
Cell Biology/Neurosci. Microscopes/pressure injector 29,925
Libraries Study tables/carrels 28,690
ITC Smart podiums for classrooms 93,538
Registrar Classroom equipment/maint. 63,413
Arts/Architecture Instructional equipment 80,000
Media/Theatre Arts Motion picture/video equipment 100,000
Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Equipment Allocation Committee. The committee is comprised of faculty, students, and administrators.