January 18-19, 2001   


ITEM 110-2702-R0101������ 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 approximately 70 computers, software, servers, and other networking equipment.� The total of these purchases will be approximately $130,000.� These purchases are needed to equip classrooms and labs in the Academic Support Center.


EXPLANATION:����������������� Board of Regents Policy 940.26 requires Board approval of all purchases over $25,000.�� The Student Equipment Fee Committee membership is comprised 50% of students, as required by Board of Regents Policy.