Trevecca Nazarene University

Faculty member to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

Jim Foglesong, the director of Trevecca's Music Business Program, has been notified that he will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during the Country Music Association's Award  (CMA) ceremony on November 9, 2004. This honor is given to Professor Fogelsong because of the significant contributions that he made to the country music industry.

Foglesong, a graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, came to Nashville in  1970. He has served as president of Capitol Records in Nashville and MCA Records in Nashville; he has been the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Country Music Association and Country Music Foundation. Among the new talent that he was responsible for signing are three names that especially stand out--Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, and George Strait.
Fogelsong joined the Trevecca faculty in 1999.

The CMA Awards will be televised on CBS on November 9, 2004.

The University is proud of Jim Foglesong, his contributions to the country music industry, and this recent accomplishment.