Dr. Linda Jones, chairman and associate professor of psychological science, has received the 2013-2014 Psi Chi (International Honor Society in Psychology) Southeast Region Outstanding Faculty Adviser Award. The award is based on an outstanding record of leadership to the local chapter and on the accomplishments of the local chapter. Belmont’s Psi Chi chapter officers nominated Jones for the award. Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929. The southeast region of Psi Chi is comprised of 10 states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia) as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are over 220 chapters of Psi Chi in this region.