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bur·sar

 (bûr′sər, -sär′)
n.
An official in charge of funds, as at a college or university; a treasurer.

[Middle English burser, from Medieval Latin bursārius, from Late Latin bursa, purse; see bursa.]

bursar

(ˈbɜːsə)
n
1. (Education) an official in charge of the financial management of a school, college, or university
2. (Education) chiefly Scot and NZ a student holding a bursary
[C13: from Medieval Latin bursārius keeper of the purse, from bursa purse]

bur•sar

(ˈbɜr sər, -sɑr)

n.
a treasurer or business officer, esp. of a college or university.
[1400–50; late Middle English bouser, variant of bourser < Anglo-French; Old French borsier < Medieval Latin bursārius a purse-keeper, treasurer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bursar - the treasurer at a college or university
financial officer, treasurer - an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
Translations

bursar

[ˈbɜːsəʳ] N (Univ etc) → tesorero/a m/f; [of school] → administrador(a) m/f

bursar

[ˈbɜːrr] néconome mf

bursar

nSchatzmeister(in) m(f), → Finanzverwalter(in) m(f)

bursar

[ˈbɜːsəʳ] n (Univ) → economo/a
References in classic literature ?
I now discovered that he also kept a particularly mellow Scotch whiskey, an excellent cigar, and a fund of anecdote of which a mordant wit was the worthy bursar. Enough to add that he kept us laughing in his study until the chapel bells rang him out.
Moreover, he was a sad, grave, serious child, who studied ardently, and learned quickly; he never uttered a loud cry in recreation hour, mixed but little in the bacchanals of the Rue du Fouarre, did not know what it was to dare alapas et capillos laniare , and had cut no figure in that revolt of 1463, which the annalists register gravely, under the title of "The sixth trouble of the University." He seldom rallied the poor students of Montaigu on the cappettes from which they derived their name, or the bursars of the college of Dormans on their shaved tonsure, and their surtout parti-colored of bluish-green, blue, and violet cloth, azurini coloris et bruni , as says the charter of the Cardinal des Quatre-Couronnes.
On the allegation that an acting bursar had spent over 20 months as against the statutes that dictate a six-month acting capacity, he explained: 'The former bursar died suddenly in 2017, and shortly after that, the then chairman of the university council resigned; and to that extent, there was a vacuum.
"I was hired by Tony Fulger, the first bursar, way back in 1983.
He said efforts to reach the school over the matter have been futile as the principal, board chairman and the bursar declined to pick his calls and did not respond to his text messages."The vehicle is still here and we will not release it until we get communication from the school," said the businessman.
Following a varied career including roles as an independent school bursar and director of Countryside & Land Management at the Brecon Beacons National Park, Peter took over the reins at the Bradgate Park Trust in 2012.
There are two different promotion lines for accountants which are posts of Bursar ABSA17 (05 posts) and Admin Officer A BSA17 (14 posts) in the streams of FDE (HQ) and Colleges, he added.
Remarkably, the program has been held every year since 2008 to date, there are more than 180 students from various universities of Azerbaijan who bear the honorary name of an Azercell bursar.
School bursar Mike Pitkethly gave us some impressive statistics about the twelve metre-high building: "Fifteen hundred cubic metres of concrete foundations will support 170 tons of structural steel and 38,000 bricks, creating 2700 square metres of floor space over the three storeys." We were also told that, by the time the two-year project is finished, 700 people will have worked a total of about 46,000 man-hours.
Bursar Richard Quinn said: "All in all this collaboration between the school and Surrey Highways will make for a much safer environment for its pupils and parents.
The longtime bursar of Southern Illinois University was sworn into the Du Quoin City Council Monday night.
"Nothing was salvaged from the administration block which housed the principal's office, teachers work stations and the bursar's office."