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.

Recent content from Jenna Ross

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

On campus beat: University of Minnesota selects new dean of students

Danita Brown planned to be a math teacher.But during a teaching practicum her sophomore year at Kent State University, she...

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 07:31 PM

U's Rochester campus celebrates its first class

ROCHESTER – Students in caps and gowns crossed the auditorium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance.” Moms snapped photos...

Updated: May 18, 2013, - 09:58 PM

Macalester graduation announcer takes job seriously

Samilee Moody. Yingxin Ye. Elijah Zebulon Bernstein-Cooper.On Saturday afternoon, Jayne Niemi will read these and 530 other names before the...

Updated: May 17, 2013, - 10:22 PM

On campus beat: Kaler’s pay ranks 32nd – or 10th – in his class

A ranking has again raised the question: Is the University of Minnesota’s president paid properly?Eric Kaler’s compensation of $653,235 in...

Updated: May 15, 2013, - 06:23 AM

New deal lets Vikings play at TCF Stadium for $3M a season

The Vikings will pay the University of Minnesota $300,000 per game and cover the costs of all improvements, such as a heated field and extra seating.

Updated: May 10, 2013, - 01:19 AM

On campus beat: Northwestern College of St. Paul switches to 'university'

In 1902, when it was founded, Northwestern College was Northwestern Bible and Missionary Training School.Soon the private Christian college will...

Updated: May 08, 2013, - 07:29 PM

University of Minnesota is set to ban smoking campus-wide

After years of debate, the U’s Twin Cities campus is poised to ban smoking — inside and out. It’s a bold move for a huge campus. But the university is clearly behind the trend

Updated: May 06, 2013, - 11:30 PM

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