Larry Baker joined Glenville State College in 2001 as the Associate Vice President for Technology. He joined the faculty ranks in 2004 while still holding the AVP for Technology position, instructing Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science courses as needed. In 2007 he joined the faculty ranks full time in the Department of Science and Mathematics. In 2012 he was received the Faculty Award of Excellence. In 2012-13 he was granted a sabbatical and assisted Calhoun County Schools with the building of Arnoldsburg Elementary. In the spring of 2019 he moved to the Department of Education and currently teaches for both the Science and Mathematics, and the Education Departments. In 2020 he was assigned Director of Institutional Effectiveness while maintaining his classes.
He joined Glenville State College from the WV K-12 school system as a county technologist and lead teacher for engineering and technology in Kanawha County Schools. He holds WV Permanent Professional Teaching Certificates in Mathematics, General Science, and Physics. He also holds the certificate specified in WV code 18A-2-12 for evaluation of professional personnel in the public school system for the state of West Virginia. Professor Baker is a strong supporter of, and served 15 years as a faculty advisor for, the GSC Student Government Association and 10 years as the Faculty Senate vice president. He is also a proud 1988 alumnus of Glenville State College.