Music industry veteran Tim DuBois, former senior partner at Universal Records South and president of Arista Nashville, is headed to Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management, where he will serve as clinical professor of management.

He will also help the school develop educational programs and events for current and future leaders in the entertainment industry.

DuBois has been a successful songwriter, manager, record executive and producer in Nashville since the 1980s. As a songwriter, DuBois has scored with "Love in the First Degree" for Alabama, "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" for Jerry Reed and "When I Call Your Name" for Vince Gill, among other songs.

Tapped by Clive Davis to open a Nashville division of Arista Records in 1989, DuBois discovered and signed Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, BlackHawk, Pam Tillis and Diamond Rio. DuBois formed Universal South with fellow record exec and producer Tony Brown in 2002. As a producer he's worked with Exile, Steve Wariner, Restless Heart and others.

DuBois taught accounting at Vanderbilt from 1981-85.

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