It will go into effect on July 1, 2020.
Bob Pevenstein was appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan in 2015.
She had previously dropped out of the race.
The legislation will expand the board's membership from 17 to 21.
The two frontrunners are a woman and a black man.
Select Maryland residents are eligible for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship.
“I can’t fathom on a political or moral level how you could do that.”