LSU named Daniel Layzell as the University vice president for finance and administration Monday following a national search in which two candidates were selected as finalists.
Layzell's appointment will be effective Feb. 25 pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors. He currently serves as the vice president for finance and planning at Illinois State University.
The University position was formerly held held by Robert Kuhn, who also holds the position of interim CFO. In March, Kuhn announced his retirement after serving LSU for nearly 40 years.