September 19 & 20, 2002


ITEM 116-2801-R0902��� ����������� Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Allocation; Montana State University-Northern���������


THAT:�������������������������������������� The Board of Regents authorizes Montana State University-Northern to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects.� The total cost of purchases is $61,476.


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.



College/Dept����������������������������� Project                          Amount


Technical Science��������������������� Computers/Hardware      23,567

Arts & Sciences����������������������� Hardware/Maintenance    29,254

Nursing������������������������������������ Computers                       3,000

Instructional Technology������������ Maint/Consumables        � 5,655

TOTAL                                                                          61,476


Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Computer Fee Advisory Committee.� The Committee is comprised of 6 students and 6 faculty/administrators.