The cause of death is not yet known.
A number of University of Maryland faculty worked together on the research.
Students in the college can vote online on April 18.
Officials hope to launch the minor in fall 2019.
The university will provide services at athletic events as well as online.
The event was part of the College Democrats-hosted speaker series.
The resolution passed in a 37-0 vote.
Organizers estimated about 800,000 protesters took part in the D.C. march.
USM’s governing board could have violated Maryland’s Open Meetings Act in decision.