LSU selects Layzell Finance & Administration vice-president

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE – LSU has selected Daniel T. Layzell as the university's new Vice President for Finance & Administration.

Layzell's appointment, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors, will be effective Feb. 25.

The new position of Vice President for Finance & Administration serves as the chief financial officer for the state's flagship campus in Baton Rouge, as well as the chief financial officer for the statewide operations of LSU and all its campuses.

The role includes executive-level planning, implementation and assessment of financial and administrative strategies, policies and procedures, which not only protect but also enhance LSU's core mission of discovery, learning, diversity and engagement.

Layzell comes to LSU from Illinois State University, where he has served as the Vice President for Finance and Planning since 2009.