Honorary awards

Sir Leslie Melville

The honorary degree of Doctor of Science in Economics was conferred upon Sir Leslie Melville, with a distinguished career in banking and finance, by the Chancellor, Sir Hermann Black, in the University's Great Hall on 12 April 1980.

Sir Leslie formerly held the positions of Vice-Chancellor of the ANU, Chairman of the Commonwealth Grants Commission and member of the board of the Reserve Bank.

Sir Leslie Melville and the Chancellor, Sir Hermann Black.

Sir Leslie Melville and the Chancellor, Sir Hermann Black, photo, The University of Sydney News, 22 April 1980, University Archives.