Last week, Kopp proposed a working group to consider issues related to next week's budget.
By the last day of the voting period Tuesday, the controversy seemed to have waned. Most faculty members have been less vocal in their criticism in recent days.
Students were hosting an end-of-semester ice cream social at the student union on the sunny afternoon.
"It kind of died down," said Michelle Wainscott, a sophomore business management major. "When it went public, everyone would talk about it all the time, but not anymore."
Lawren Hightower, a senior, is majoring in journalism and paid a lot of attention to the controversy. But he said that even from the thick of it, the atmosphere on campus feel less contentious than it did two weeks ago.
"The level of anger has definitely subsided," he said.
"But anything could still happen."
The results of the faculty's no-confidence vote are to be released this morning.