July 12-13, 2001


ITEM 112-1013-R0701 ����� 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.      Employ students in support of departmental computer labs ($120,000);

2.      Employ students for departmental instructional technology support in web development and maintenance, desktop support, systems administration, and assisting faculty with using technology in instruction ($95,000);

3.      Employ students in support of general access computer labs ($90,000);

4.      Employ students to coordinate and manage a student technology assistant program ($25,000);

5.      Employ students in support of the central campus Help Desk ($25,000); and

6.      Employ students for central web student support projects in non-academic departments ($20,000).


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, endorses this proposal.