The George Fox University Hall of Fame began with the induction of its first class in 1996. It was founded to honor those persons who have made outstanding athletic contributions to the university and was created for the purpose of perpetuating the memory of those persons who have brought distinction, honor and excellence to the George Fox athletic programs.
A selection committee meets annually to evaluate nominations, and those nominees who receive a 75 percent favorable vote are elected. Currently, the George Fox Hall of Fame has inducted the following:
- 68 athletes
- 15 coaches
- 18 for meritorious service
- 16 teams
- 425 total individuals (athletes, teams, coaches and meritorious)