The university is also creating an Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator position, Pines announced.
The union that represents workers on campus says it has heard from several employees who have sought medical attention after working without air conditioning.
Classes with more than 50 students will be online.
The announcement came on his first day on the job.
The officer was suspended in April 2019.
"I don't know if we can trust you at the end of the day,” one student said.
Laffin will be assuming the office of current GSG President Annie Rappeport.
Thousands have signed onto petitions calling for, among other demands, increased funding for mental health personnel.
Miller played a critical role in garnering state support for several initiatives at this university.