The university will invest $40 million to recruit faculty from underrepresented groups.
Pines enumerated a list of virtual healing spaces and dialogues.
Employees and graduate assistants will receive a premium membership to Care.com.
The UMD President wrote that he would attend a vigil on McKeldin Mall on Wednesday.
The directive lifts Saturday at noon.
Pines expects the majority of the campus community will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine before the semester starts.
Biden has signaled a desire to overturn the Trump administration’s regulations.
The announcement comes a week after former Provost Mary Ann Rankin's official resignation.
The body's president and 15 representatives signed onto a letter to UMD officials.