Make a proposal for use of Pepsi money St. Thomas Newsroom October 21, 2002 Make a proposal for use of Pepsi moneySt. Thomas students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to help decide what the university should do with money provided from a contract with Pepsi.In 1997, St. Thomas entered into a contract giving Pepsi the exclusive "pouring rights" on the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Pepsi paid St. Thomas $100,000 in 1998, $50,000 in 1999, $50,000 in 2000 and $100,000 in 2001 to sell its beverages and operate its pop machines here.If you would like to submit a proposal for using this year’s fund, pick up a request form from Auxiliary Services, Room 257, Murray-Herrick Campus Center, or download one. Proposals are due to Auxiliary Services on Monday, Nov. 4. Mail completed forms to the Auxiliary Services office, Mail #5049.To receive consideration:Applications must be for purchase of durable goods (computers, exercise equipment, etc.) that will benefit a significant portion of the university community. The purchase should have a life cycle of at least three years.Requests from a department must have the signature of the department head who will agree to maintain the equipment after purchase.Applications will be reviewed in the order received, and purchases must be made by the end of the semester.For more information, contact Bruce Van den Berghe, (651) 962-6060, or Bryan Feldhaus, (651) 962-6145.