September 27-28, 2001

ITEM 112-2001-R0901 Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman


THAT: The Board of Regents of Higher Education hereby authorizes Montana State University-Bozeman to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects. The total cost of purchases is $471,414.00.


EXPLANATION: In accordance with Board of Regents Computer Fee Policy 940.23, Expenditure of Computer Fees for projects in excess of $25,000. requires authorization by the Board of Regents. The proposed purchases include the following:



ITC      Computers, printers, other hardware, software, maintenance/consumables $ 231,259

Chemistry Hardware, software, printers $ 29,200

Civil Computer hardware $ 54,300

Computer Science Computer hardware, maintenance              $   59,400

Education Hardware, software, maint. $ 42,714

Electrical/Computer Computer hardware $ 27,541

Industrial & Mgmt. Computer hardware, software $ 27,000

Total: $471,414


Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Computer Allocation Committee. The Committee is comprised of faculty, students and administrators.