May 20-21, 2004

ITEM 123-2801-R0504    Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees: Montana State University-Northern

THAT: The Board of Regents of Higher Education hereby authorizes Montana State University-Northern to expend Student Computer Fee funds for the following projects. The total cost of purchases is $91,619.

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:




Total Requested




Computer Loan




College of Arts & Sciences












College of Technical Sciences






Instructional Technology Services











Allocations were based on unanimous recommendations by the Montana State University-Northern Computer Fee Advisory Committee, which is comprised of 50 percent students and 50 percent faculty and administrators.