Meet the Trustees

Philip N. Eskew Jr.


IU Trustee

P.O. Box 550
298 EMS W17 Lane
North Webster, IN 46555-0550
Phone: (574) 834-7962

Chair, Facilities and Auxiliaries Committee
Appointed to board in 2006 (Elected Trustee)
Current term: 2015–2018
Residence: Kosciusko County

Trustee Eskew is a graduate of Indiana University, having earned his M.D. from the IU School of Medicine. He also holds a bachelors degree from DePauw University. He retired as the Director of Physician and Patient Relations at St. Vincent Hospital, and is Emeritus Faculty of obstetrics and gynecology at the IU School of Medicine. A diplomate on the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Trustee Eskew enjoyed a distinguished career in medicine, has been active in a number of professional organizations, and assumed leadership roles in several. At the same time, he has been an active member of the Carmel community, serving on the school board, library board and parks and recreation board, among others. He has played an integral role in the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame since 1993, and served as its president from 2007 to 2009.

As a graduate of both DePauw University and Indiana University, he has been heavily involved in both alumni associations and has served as the President of the Board of Advisors of Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis.

He received a Sagamore of the Wabash in 1996, the St. Vincent Hospital “Distinguished Physician Award” in 2000 and the March of Dimes "Mark of Distinction Award" in 2001. He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005. In 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in the Indiana National Guard.