May 19-20, 2005


ITEM 127-1010-R0505��������������� 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:


Student Equipment

1)             College of Arts and Sciences ($114,744);

2)             fund student access point charge ($93,120);

3)             IT Organization (public labs)� ($77,600);

4)             Mansfield Library (public lab) ($32,980).

5)             IT Office contingency fund ($25,463);

6)             fund Academic Affairs for Blackboard ($24,250)


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.