Philip Dierker

Philip joined the Facilities Team in 2017 after many years of experience in landscape design-build, primarily in Missouri. As Director of Grounds, he leads the campus grounds operations including the care of the Lynn R. Lowrey Arboretum collection. Philip earned a B.A. from the University of Illinois and an M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Missouri. He is an ISA Certified Arborist and a member of the Professional Grounds Management Society.


University of Illinois, B.A.

University of Missouri, M.S.

Societies & Organizations

International Society of Arboriculture

Professional Grounds Management Society


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