Jenna Ross

Reporter | State News
Phone: 612-673-7168
Jenna Ross covers state news. She previously reported on higher education, including the University of Minnesota, for more than four years. She tweets at @ByJenna.

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Tuition freeze part of $1.9 billion MnSCU budget

Most students will pay less next year thanks to new state funding and changes in a federal grant program.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 08:18 PM

June 14: U regents approve budget freezing tuition for in-state undergrads

The plan also increases tuition for students from states without reciprocity agreements, raises price tags for graduate and professional students and boosts funding for research. It cuts administrative costs and funds the hiring of more than 50 faculty members.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 09:44 PM

Study finds targets for cost-cutting at University of Minnesota

Critics complained the administration has been “on a spending spree.”

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 05:01 PM

University of Minnesota clerical workers protest 25 job cuts

The union representing clerical workers at the University of Minnesota will protest recent layoffs Friday before the Board of Regents...

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 08:24 PM

On campus beat: MnSCU bands together for $20 million scholarship goal

The 31 colleges and universities are part of the same system. But fundraising within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities...

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 06:53 PM

Regents, students like University of Minnesota tuition relief

At forum, Kaler hears praise the freeze for in-state undergrads, as well as concerns about increases for grad students and...

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 08:33 PM

U budget spells out tuition freeze for some, increases for others

However, the 2014 budget would raise out-of-state tuition.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 10:46 AM

Minnesota grads carry heavy student debt burden

The average debt was $29,800. For-profit colleges and two-year degrees were included.

Updated: June 01, 2013, - 06:36 PM

U Law School gets $9 million gift from Robina Foundation

The University of Minnesota Law School has nabbed a $9 million gift — one of the biggest in its history,...

Updated: May 30, 2013, - 11:25 PM

Campus beat: Moorhead State's 'President Edna' to retire

Many know her as “President Edna,” informally dropping the last name. Some call her “Hurricane Edna.”The contrary monikers of Edna...

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 08:03 PM

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