BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU has named Daniel T. Layzell as the university system's new vice president for finance and administration.

The Advocate reports the hiring is subject to approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors at its Feb. 25 meeting.

Layzell has held a similar position at Illinois State University since 2009.

In Baton Rouge, Layzell will serve as the chief financial officer for LSU's network of campuses in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Shreveport and Eunice.

He will report directly to LSU President F. King Alexander and serve as chief financial adviser to the LSU board.