Laurie Locascio, UMD's vice president for research, will head the group.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing in Baltimore is accelerating their program so students can join the workforce.
USM took a burden off students. Maryland should do the same for UMD.
The chancellor will decide on the refunds.
The announcement comes after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's recommendation Thursday morning.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan confirmed five coronavirus cases in the state as of Sunday.
The proposed legislation would create a council to advise the University System of Maryland on student-athlete concerns.
UMD has a new president, but it's not a major departure from the status quo.
The major, called immersive media design, will combine computer science and art.
The report comes nearly a year after freshman Olivia Paregol died from complications of the virus.