July 8-9, 1999

ITEM 104-1009-R0799 Technology Fee; The University of Montana-Missoula

THAT: The Board of Regents of the Montana University System authorizes The University of Montana-Missoula to implement a term-oriented mandatory Technology Fee at a rate of $28 per semester ($14 summer).

EXPLANATION: The revenue from the Technology Fee will be used for the acquisition, renewal, licensing, maintenance, and operations of campus core and distributed systems, building level hub, switching, and wiring, and the distributed e-mail/media systems for the support of instructional and student programs. The administration and ASUM have reached consensus and support for this initiative. The proposed fee will generate approximately $645,000 annually on the Missoula campus.

ATTACHMENTS: Technology Fee Proposal.