Community members have openly opposed the new regulations.
OCRSM released its annual report Wednesday, which shows the fewest investigations conducted since the office was founded in 2014.
The announcement came on his first day on the job.
Pines will take over as president on July 1.
Certain decisions — whether athletics may resume, for instance — will be left up to specific universities.
It will implement new standards to ensure cleanliness and promote physical distancing.
Classes have been held virtually since March 30.
The guidelines are set to go into effect in August.
Some students have struggled with mental health and a lack of motivation to do schoolwork.