To make D.C. a fashion capital, UMD needs a fashion program.
The University Senate voted on Thursday to discontinue the Science, Technology and Society certificate.
The announcement comes a week after former Provost Mary Ann Rankin's official resignation.
UMD instead extended the deadline for students to withdraw from a class by three weeks.
UMD announced Monday it is extending the deadline for students to withdraw from a course in place of implementing a pass/fail grading system.