Arlington, Va. — CampusReform.org completed an in-depth profile of the political climate at Howard University as part of an ongoing project to research the nation’s top 100 universities. The research shows liberal political bias at Howard University based on the school’s faculty, student organizations, and administrative policies.
Liberal student groups at Howard University outnumber conservative groups by five to one. Howard’s 2009 graduation speaker was Harold Ford, Jr., a former Democratic congressman. Howard has chosen Democratic politicians twice more in the past five years: Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) spoke in 2006 and former Democratic representative Kweisi Mfume spoke in 2005.
The political leanings of university professors are similarly biased. Specifically, the school’s faculty and staff gave 95% of their political donations ($99,626.00) to Democratic candidates and a mere 5% ($5,550.00) to Republicans in the 2008 presidential election.
“America’s colleges and universities are dominated by liberals, and Howard University is no different,” said Morton Blackwell, president of the Leadership Institute and founder of CampusReform.org. “Too often, the campus left uses its power to indoctrinate the next generation.”
The full profile of Howard University is available online: http://howard.campusreform.org/group/blog/96-howard-university
CampusReform.org is profiling the nation’s top 100 colleges and universities as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. More than 50 profiles have already been researched and published. New profiles are added to CampusReform.org each day.