Belmont University adjunct professor in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, Barry Landis, received a Medallion Award from Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) in Mount Vernon, Ohio, in a special Homecoming chapel service on Fri., November 11.
Landis earned his associate degree from MVNU in 1973. He went on to complete a bachelor’s at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville and a master’s in communications from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. He is a member of the Board of Governors for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
Landis is currently the executive director of the Entertainment and Media Summit at Vanderbilt University’s Innovation Center, a think-tank for Christians interested in impacting popular culture. Previously, he was president of Word Records, a division of the Warner Music Group, VP and general manager of Atlantic Records Christian Division and VP of Marketing & Promotions for Warner Alliance.