The body rejected the amendment in its 11-hour end of session meeting.
If it were to take effect, the body's proposal would apply to both midterms and finals.
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.
The terms for 44 faculty and 8 staff senators ended this year.
“He’s always willing to listen to students."
MaryPIRG's president said it was an accident.
Michael Busch, the longest-serving speaker in Maryland history, died earlier this month.