Martin V. "Marty" Baylor, who came to UTPA as vice president for business affairs on September 1, 2010, heads the Division of Business Affairs, which includes the Budget Office, Payroll, Grants and Contracts, Accounting, Sustainability, Institutional Compliance, Comptroller’s Office, Environmental Health and Safety, Human Resources, Physical Plant, Police Department and Community Engagement. Before coming to UTPA, he was associate vice president for budget and resource planning at The University of Texas at Dallas. A certified Transactional Lean Facilitator, he earned an MBA from Baylor University-Dallas Campus and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University. Baylor also has worked in the business and finance areas at The University of Texas at San Antonio, Baylor College of Dentistry and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. At UTPA, he succeeds James R. Langabeer, who retired August 31, 2010, after 21 years of service to UTPA.