Students voted to add an urban studies minor in CCAS through a referendum during the Student Association elections earlier this month.
Officials said they used a consulting body to implement changes to school bylaws in the past and now want to continue this practice for new bylaw changes.
Onkey, who will begin her tenure as director of the school on July 12, has expertise in journalism, museum and cultural studies.
The Asian American Student Association wrote in a statement that students can declare the minor starting this fall.
Milken officials said the updates will place a greater focus on leadership and professional development.
A majority of GW’s online programs saw slight improvements in their rankings this year, according to data officials provided.
Maggie Butler, a certified rehabilitation counselor, will replace Alisa Major, who has served as the interim director since last February.
The program will allow students interested in Korean studies to explore Korean heritage, culture and history through virtual lectures and site visits.
Officials formed a group last month to examine the future of the University’s academic environment after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Officials said about 4,500 undergraduates and about 2,800 graduate students used the pass/fail or Credit/No Credit option last semester.