Yolinda German Hired as Bursar
(March 5, 2015) — Armstrong State University recently hired Yolinda German as Bursar for the division of Business and Finance. In her new position, German will serve as an integral part of the Student Financial Services team and manage all aspects of student accounts and all functions within the Bursar's Office, while also supporting the educational mission of the university.
Before joining Armstrong, German served as the Bursar and Director of Student Accounts at the Savannah College of Art and Design for the past 10 years, where she was responsible for all operations of student accounts.
In that capacity, she co-developed a new policy regarding classifying independent contractors in compliance with IRS regulation to prevent tax penalties, steered a project team resulting in over $1.5 million in savings per fiscal year, and developed and implemented a virtually paperless billing process, which resulted in more than $100,000 in savings. Earlier in her career, she served as the assistant director of fiscal affairs and as a systems analyst at SCAD.
German earned her M.B.A. from Ashford University and her B.B.A. in Accounting from Georgia Southern University.