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By James Hines and The CRIMSON Staff

Many Harvard graduate school faculties aided the anti-war movement yesterday by freeing students at least partially from their academic obligations.

A bomb threat forced the Law faculty to adjourn its meeting at 6 p.m., but it moved to another building to finish its discussion. After the meeting faculty members discussed possible actions they could take to help reverse President Nixon's policies.

Students voted to reaffirm their demon for cancellation of classes and exams- with course credit to students on a passfail basis.

Ed School

The Ed School faculty endorsed yesterday morning a resolution guaranteeing that no penalties will be levied against students who do not meet their academic obligations this term.

A meeting of about 300 Ed School students, faculty members, and staff rejected yesterday afternoon the faculty action, on the grounds that it did not let students waive this term's work permanently.

Business

The Faculty of Business Administration agreed at a special meeting yesterday to suspend classes and all other activitiesnext Tuesday, to allow for a day of "concerted discussion and examination of the issues facing the citizens of the country."

The faculty refused to include a statement condemning "the administration of President Nixon for its view of mankind and the American community."

The Faculty of the School of Public Health passed yesterday a resolution to suspend ordinary school activities Friday.

The Design School faculty decided at a meeting yesterday to suspend classes until at least next Tuesday morning.

The faculty adopted Dean May's proposal that exams and other academic work may be deferred until autumn.

Dr. Robert H. Ebert. dean of the Med School. yesterday declared Friday an official day of mourning "to mark the deaths of those students needlessly killed at Kent State... and those senseless deaths in Southeast Asia."

The Med School faculty will meet today to consider the strike.

An open meeting of Med School students, faculty, and employees voted yesterday to set up picket lines at research centers and classes throughout the medical area.

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