May 20-21, 2004


ITEM 123-1008-R0504��������������� Student Computer Fee Equipment 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)       fund student access point charge ($90,000);

2)       set aside ITO contingency fund ($40,000);

3)       fund Continuing Education for Blackboard ($26,000);

4)       College of Arts and Sciences equipment ($132,068);

5)       Computing and Information Services equip ($80,000);

6)       Mansfield Library equipment ($34,000).


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