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FILE - In this April 6, 2016 file photo, a plaque that honors four slaves that were owned by, and worked for Harvard's past presidents, is attached to Wadsworth House on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard is hosting a conference Friday, March 3, 2017, exploring the historical ties between slavery and early universities, including Harvard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

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Actress Octavia Spencer, right center, bottom row, poses with members of Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals after a parade to honor Spencer as the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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Alyssa Leader, a recent Harvard graduate, listens while flanked by her attorneys Alex Zalkin, left, and Irwin Zalkin at a news conference, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, in Cambridge, Mass., about the filing of a Title IX civil lawsuit on her behalf alleging the university failed to adequately protect her and investigate complaints of sexual assault, harassment and retaliation. Leader says she was sexually assaulted between March 2013 and March 2014 on campus while she was a student at Harvard. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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Brianna Suslovic poses at the foot of the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard prior to presenting a study concerning the history of oppression at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Thursday, May 5, 2016. A group of Harvard students delivered lessons as part of a new research project meant to cast light on the darker corners of the university's past, and to lift up figures that history has long overlooked. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) **FILE**

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Harvard tight end Ben Braunecker, left, makes a touchdown reception against Yale linebacker Matthew Oplinger during an NCAA college football game, Saturday afternoon, Nov. 21, 2015, at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Conn. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

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Steven Pinker, Harvard professor and bestselling author.

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Steven Pinker, Harvard professor and bestselling author.

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Donald Trump is calling a group of Harvard pranksters "fraudsters and liars" after they posed as the university's student daily newspaper, issued a fake endorsement, and then duped the Republican presidential candidate into posing for a photo op. (Harvard Lampoon)

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Harvard quarterback Conner Hempel (14) scrambles out of the pocket on a keeper during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Yale at Harvard Stadium Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard defeated Yale 31-24 to remain undefeated and win the Ivy League Championship. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

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A group of Harvard law, graduate and undergraduate students is suing to compel Harvard to withdraw its investments in oil, coal and natural gas. (Harvard Climate Justice Coalition v. Harvard)

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Edward Blum, director of the Project on Fair Representation, speaks to reporters during a news conference in Washington, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, announcing the filing of two lawsuits challenging the alleged racial preference admissions policies of Harvard and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Illustration on 28 professors protest of Harvard's sexual relations policy by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Charles Ogletree, the Harvard Law professor who mentored President Obama and the first lady during their time in Cambridge, has compared the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown to the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (YouTube/National Review)

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Johnna Harvard, the mother of a 5-year-old Alabama boy who was killed in April by a pit bull, says was terrorized by a different pit bull while visiting her son's gravesite on Sunday. (ABC 3340)

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Johnna Harvard, the mother of a 5-year-old Alabama boy who was killed in April by a pit bull, says was terrorized by a different pit bull while visiting her son's gravesite on Sunday. (ABC 3340)

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Singer Aretha Franklin waves while standing to receive an honorary Doctor of Arts degree as Chilean author Isabel Allende, left, and former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, right, look on during Harvard commencement ceremonies, Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Former President George H.W. Bush among the honorary degree recipients at Harvard along with Michael Bloomberg and Aretha Franklin. Twitter photo by Jim Mcgrath

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This May 13, 2014 photo provided by Kerstye Kau shows Waianae High School student Kahunui Foster posing for a photo in Honolulu, Hawaii. Foster, 18, will be the first from Waianae High to attend Harvard since 1980, according to the college’s registrar’s office.Foster is happy to inspire students to pursue college. Now that she’s acquired the nickname of “Harvard” around Waianae, underclassmen have been asking for advice on the college application process. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Kerstye Kau)