March 25-26, 2004

ITEM 122-1502-R0304: Authorization to Increase or Implement Fees; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

THAT: The Board of Regents authorizes, in accordance with Montana University System Policy the attached changes to mandatory fees, course fees and auxiliary fees for students of Montana Tech of The University of Montana for Fiscal Year 2004-2005.


EXPLANATION: The proposed changes in mandatory fees have been discussed with the appropriate student government and voted on through student referendums. Course fee changes are based on requests from department heads to cover the costs affiliated with the specific class that meet the description for allowable use of course fees. Auxiliary fees represent increases to room and board to assist Montana Tech in meeting its debt payments.

A justification has been included for those fees identified as meeting the criteria included in the definition of a significant increase.