Welcome to the new University Archivist

We at the University of Melbourne Archives are thrilled to announce the appointment of our new Manager, Cultural Collections (University Archivist), Angeletta Leggio.

This new position manages the University of Melbourne Archives, Special Collections and the Grainger Museum. Over the last five years, Angeletta has been the Partnerships Programs Manager at the Australian National Data Service (ANDS), where she led the Institutional Engagement team and a number of the funded programmes.

Prior to this she worked at various cultural heritage organisations in Australia and overseas, including the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria, National Gallery of Canada, State Library of Victoria, and the National Library of Australia, where she held various roles relating to loans and exhibitions, collection management, conservation, preservation, and digital asset management. She Holds a Masters in Applied Science from the University of Canberra and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Fine Arts, Media from RMIT University.

Angeletta’s working background will be invaluable as UMA forges ahead with our Digital Archives Project. We looked forward to a new era at UMA.