These protests are part of an international movement that emerged after the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died after being arrested by Iran's morality police in September.
Payments are set to resume 60 days after the pause ends.
The department hopes to have the changes fully implemented by the 2024-2025 academic year, but some changes will be implemented in phases before then.
It’s hard to tell whether the ending of affirmative action would impact admissions at this university, but the elimination of the policy could have far-reaching effects.
The administration said it is seeking to overturn the ruling and will hold the applications of those who have already applied.
During the address, the university president announced the finalists for the university's Grand Challenges grant program.
The dedication marks the 40th anniversary year of the public policy school.
Applications for the loan forgiveness program are still open.
The Enzo4Sports Foundation — named after Enzo's Twitter handle which is now the foundation's official account — launched on Enzo’s birthday, Oct. 11.
The proposal drew criticisms from College Park residents and members of the city council last summer.