July 6-7, 2000
ITEM 108-1501-R0700������ Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
THAT: The Board of Regents authorize, in accordance with Montana University System Policy 940.23, the expenditure of approximately $125,000 of student computer fees to pay on the loan for the high speed network switches and purchase computers at Montana Tech.
EXPLANATION:����������������� Proposed plan calls for approximately $60,000 for the purchase of 26 computers and one printer to upgrade the student computer lab in Engineering 104 and $57,900 to pay on the loan for the high speed network switches.� In addition, Montana Tech will upgrade the campus software to Microsoft Office 2000.
Tech's microcomputer proposal was developed in conjunction with and was unanimously approved by the campus-wide Computer Committee which is comprised of the appropriate student representatives as authorized by Montana University System Policy 940.23.