May 17-18, 2001


ITEM 111-1002-R0501 ����� Student Computer Fee Allocation; The University of Montana-Missoula


THAT:����������������������������������� Consistent with the provisions of Board of Regents� Policy 940.23, the Board of Regents authorizes The University of Montana to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects that exceed the local approval threshold:


1.      Computing and Information Services - 85 PCs for General Access Labs ($65,850);

2.      Pharmacy and Allied Health - 15 PCs, 4 PDAs, Printers, and Software ($43,205);

3.      Mathematical Sciences - 16 PCs, Server, and Software ($37,300);

4.      Geology & Physics/Astronomy - 13 Macs and Software ($28,137); and

5.      College of Technology, Computer Technology - 20 PCs ($28,000).


EXPLANATION:����������������  Board of Regents� Policy 940.23 requires Board approval of all purchases from Computer Fee funds over $25,000.� The Student Computer Fee Committee, whose membership includes 50 percent students as required by Board Policy, developed and endorsed this proposal unanimously.