The CFR Resources Committee met on December 14 to review the prioritized 2007-08 equipment requests submitted by Chair Bradley on behalf of the faculty and Ms. Carrie Cone on behalf of UWBG.
For FY 08, the College received $43,071 for new equipment purchases. A memo was circulated to all College faculty and staff on September 28 announcing the availability of these funds.
Based upon its review, the CFR Resources Committee recommends that the following requests be funded from these funds:
The total estimated cost of the above items is $49,505. The difference of $6,434 will be covered by the Dean's Office.
The Committee also recommends that the following be approved:
Ms Carrie Cone (on behalf of UWBG staff): $475 for a digital camera; $1,300 for a desktop computer for the curation office; $1,892 for two desktop computers (w/0 monitors) for Miller Library; and $1,470 for a desktop computer for the Hyde Herbarium. The funds ($5,137) for these purchases to be provided by the Dean's Office.
All Committee recommendations are APPROVED by the Dean. Beverly Anderson will contact each receipent for their equipment purchase specifications.
In addition to the above equipment requests, the CFR Resources Committee recommends that the Chair consider funding the following requests from funds at his disposal:
B. Bruce Bare, Dean