OUR VIEW: UMD says it stands with undocumented students, but it hasn't done enough to support them.
The coordinator's responsibilities will be distributed to other staff members.
Voting opens Wednesday and carries on until Friday.
What was once a temporary position dedicated to advising undocumented students will transition to a permanent one for supporting immigrant and undocumented student life.
Monarch butterflies adorned signs and pins as protesters cheered, chanted and danced through 40 degree weather.
The position currently relies on a contract that's renewed annually.
UMD's support of DACA is hypocritical considering its contract with ICE.
A final decision on whether the position will be permanent is anticipated by next semester.