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Welcome, Michael Oakley!

By Thom Ruby

The Bursar’s Office is happy to announce that  after an extensive and comprehensive search, Michael Oakley has been  appointed  the Assistant Director position because of his work experience and enthusiasm. Michael began working at Towson on February 13, 2013. Michael comes to Towson from Lincoln College of Technology, where he held the position of Director of Financial Aid. Oakley is a native of North Carolina, where he attended college at East Carolina University as an Economics major and Business minor.

As the Assistant Director, Michael will lead the daily operations of the customer service and business units of the Bursar’s Office.  Among other duties, Michael will help develop short and long term goals and initiatives for the Bursar’s Office while working with Thom Ruby (Director) and Laurie Jones (Associate Director for Bursar IT). Oakley also will develop and implement various innovative business services and features for TU’s student and parent clientele.

The Bursar’s Office Associates and Supervisors are very excited about Michael joining the Bursar’s Office. He is in the process of meeting the members of the organization and obtaining instructions on how to navigate PeopleSoft Financials and Student Financials.

“I know we have hired an outstanding [and the best] candidate for the [very] important position of Assistant Director of the Bursar’s Office,” Thom Ruby  said enthusiastically.

Thom Ruby will  introduce Michael to members of the University and the Division during orientation tours of the campus.

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