The Macebearer is the highest faculty honor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and is symbolic of the faculty’s commitment of service to students, to scholarship, and to society.
Thura Mack is a professor in University Libraries at the University of Tennessee. As the coordinator of Community Learning Services and Diversity Programs, she leads the Libraries’ outreach to schools in Knoxville and the surrounding communities. Thura also chairs the Libraries’ Diversity Committee. She enjoys spending time with family.