Congratulations to department alum Jamie Bosket (Class of 2005), who has been named the next president and CEO of the Virginia Historical Society (VHS).
The VHS, founded in 1831, is the official state historical society of the Commonwealth of Virginia and is one of the largest historical societies in the country.
Jamie obtained a BA in History from SUNY Geneseo and an MA in Museum Studies from George Washington University. He has worked for almost ten years at Mount Vernon, the most visited historic site of its kind in the nation, where he has most recently been vice president for guest experience. He also serves on the boards of the Virginia Association of Museums and the Alexandria Historical Society.