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Finding Aid for UGA 92-256
John L. Green Papers, 1923-1974

Creator Note

John Lafayette Green Jr. was born on April 4, 1929. He was an honor graduate form Mississippi State University with a degree in accounting and business administration. He did additional graduate work in Business Administration at the University of Georgia.

Prior to coming to the University, he served as a finance officer in the U.S. Army for three years. He spent an additional three years as the assistant director for the Virginia State Council of Higher Education. In addition, Green served in a number of capacities in California, including: fiscal analyst for the California Coordinating Council for Higher Education, budget analyst for the California State College Board of Trustees, and accounting officer of Hayward State College.

Green came to Georgia from his position as principal budget examiner for higher education in the Department of Administration in Michigan. He was confirmed by the Board of Regents as Comptroller and Treasurer of the University of Georgia as of January 1, 1966. By mid 1967, his title as chief financial officer of the University had been changed to reflect the reorganization of the fiscal arm of administration. Green was redesigned as the first Vice President for Business and Finance at Georgia.

The balance of Green's tenure at Georgia, Green was appointed as executive vice-president for administration and finance at the University of Miami (1976). He is currently serving as the Vice President for Finance at the University of Houston. (as of July 23, 1984)