January 20-21, 2000

ITEM 106-1001-R0100 Planning for Construction of School of Journalism Building; The University of Montana-Missoula

THAT: Consistent with the provisions of MCA 20-25-302, the Board of Regents of the Montana University System authorizes The University of Montana to implement steps necessary to retain a consultant to provide site selection and to plan a new School of Journalism building. The schematic planning for this facility will not exceed $75,000. Restricted funds will wholly fund this project.

EXPLANATION: The architectural firm selected will provide site selection, programming and schematic design solutions and estimates for the possible construction of a new facility which will house the School of Journalism.