Chronicle.com: College administrators, faculty members, and other educators have donated just over $6.2-million to the presidential candidates so far this election season, with more than three-quarters of the donations going to Democrats.
Sen. Barack Obama is the clear favorite of academics. The Democrat from Illinois has received about one-third of the total, or slightly more than $2.1-million, according to data from the Center for Responsive Politics, a Washington-based nonpartisan research group.
Below is a list of colleges whose employees donate the most to presidential candidates.
1. Harvard U., $281,050
2. Stanford U., $135,850
3. Columbia U., $120,350
4. Georgetown U., $105,150
5. U. of Chicago, $92,902
6. Northwestern U., $78,450
7. New York U., $74,350
8. U. of California at Berkeley, $71,976*
9. U. of California at Los Angeles, $65,980*
10. U. of Southern California, $63,950