Rocío Fregoso-Mota will assume the position next week.
Prabhudev Konana currently serves as a dean for the University of Texas at Austin's business school.
So far, they've helped over 1,300 families in Prince George's County.
Current interim director Dr. Sacared Bodison will stay on with an advisory role.
UMD's pool of available hotspots has expanded to 145 this semester.
The requirement that every undergraduate course has a final exam has been temporarily waived.
The petitions call to lower mandatory fees.
All students and employees will be provided two face coverings.
The announcement comes after in-person undergraduate instruction was delayed by two weeks.