The change comes after the U.S. education department recently revamped FAFSA to simplify the application process for federal grants and loans.
A work group will bring a proposal for a two-day break in October to the registrar’s office to consider creating a formal change to this university’s calendar.
The conversations come as student groups have chalked messages across campus during protests.
The suspect is not in custody. Police advised community members to stay away from the area.
The policy would eliminate the final exam requirement for classes and mandate final exams take place during this university’s designated finals week.
The University Senate also renamed the department, major and upper division certificate of African American Studies to African American and Africana Studies.
The new major is a collaboration between this university’s public health school and several other departments.
Dual juris doctorate and master’s of public policy candidate Riley Grace Roshong has been working on LGBTQ+ issues in Maryland for several years.
Sarah Wolek, a senior faculty specialist in this university’s business school, filled a vacant District 16 delegate seat at the beginning of April.
The budget’s investments in public education are “historic,” according to the Maryland State Education Association, the state’s largest teachers’ union.