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Governance

Meet the Alumni Trustees

The Board of Trustees is Indiana University’s governing board, its legal owner, and final authority. The board holds the university’s financial, physical, and human assets and operations in trust for future generations.

If you graduated from IU, you have a say in how the university is run. Alumni elect three of the nine IU trustees, who serve three-year terms.

Want to help make the big decisions? IU graduates can run for election. Questions? Contact Amy Cope, alumni trustee election coordinator, at truselec@indiana.edu or 812-855-6610.

Learn more about the Trustee Election»

Meet your current alumni trustees:
MaryEllen Kiley Bishop

MaryEllen Kiley Bishop, BS’79, JD’82
Carmel, IN

Attorney, partner Cohen Garelick and Glazier; former national chair, IUAA; IU Athletics Committee; Indiana Super Lawyer, top 25 female lawyers.

Philip N. Eskew Jr.

Philip N. Eskew Jr., MD’70
North Webster, IN

Retired physician; Varsity Club member; Well House Society; professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, IU School of Medicine.

Patrick #8221;Pat#8220; A. Shoulders

Patrick "Pat" A. Shoulders, BA’75, JD’78
Evansville, IN

Attorney, Ziemer Stayman Weitzel & Shoulders LLP; director, IU Foundation; former national chair, IUAA; former director, IU Varsity Club.