Castañeda, who was a sophomore information science major at the University of Maryland, died May 9 at age 19 in a car accident.
The person selected for the position will report to Georgina Dodge, the university’s diversity and inclusion vice president.
University of Maryland government and politics doctoral student Autumn Perkey will serve as the GSG’s president for the next academic year.
These incidents are among several other anti-Black racism incidents that have recently been reported to the university’s diversity and inclusion office.
HackAPrompt challenges participants to outsmart large language models like ChatGPT by tricking the AIs into saying certain phrases.
In the minor, students can take classes to understand discriminatory policies in different settings and then challenge these policies in a capstone.
The program saw declining resources and personnel after former program director Alan Peel announced in May 2022 that he was stepping down after 15 years of leadership.
The Diamondback made contact this week with 51 of the students listed. Of those, 33 people said they did not sign the petition.
Engineering students also spoke in support of the program, particularly the potential for a study abroad program.
DeBus, a junior biochemistry major, defeated Aspire Maryland’s presidential candidate Scott Cronin by five percentage points in a close race for the position.