bursar bursar

Definition(s):

  • (n) the treasurer at a college or university

Usage(s):

  1. He may run a sharp eye over the bursar's books, but he stays completely out of the classroom.
  2. There is Nightingale, a man with a superb war record but an indifferent academic past who may have suppressed evidence out of gratitude for being made bursar.

News

  • Love at Duke

    Durham, NC - John and Ashley Glenn met through a mutual friend about four years ago before either worked at Duke. Now they're married and both spend their workdays in Smith Warehouse, where Ashley works as a cashier in the Bursar's Office, and John is a general maintenance mechanic with Facilities Management.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Duke University

Quotes

  1. "The minister is not supposed to do assistant minister's job. You cannot be headmaster and school bursar at same time or teach all the subjects," Mr Wamwere said.
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Koigi Wamwere Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. "Something to do with the bursar sac," explained Murray. "In my case, there's a lot of scar tissue around it, and it has built up and built up. [Theodore] tells me he's seen a lot worse, and part of the discussion we've had has been about...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Glen Murray Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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