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

House passes higher education bill that funds tuition freezes

Lawmakers from both parties praised Rep. Gene Pelowski for his tough look at the two public higher-ed systems.

Updated: April 25, 2013, - 09:15 PM

On campus beat: Protesters ask Macalester to cut ties to Wells Fargo

The bagpipes quieted, and the chants began: “Banks got bailed out! We got sold out!”More than 60 students and activists...

Updated: April 24, 2013, - 06:22 PM

MnSCU seeks $21 million for new equipment and technology

But some legislators want emphasis on holding down tuition.

Updated: April 22, 2013, - 12:14 AM

On campus beat: 5 Sophia courses get a key OK for credit

Online courses created by Minneapolis-based Sophia have gotten a national nod.The American Council on Education has endorsed five of the...

Updated: April 17, 2013, - 07:20 PM

Tuition freeze proposed in higher ed bills

Budget bills mark first big boost in years for education spending, legislators say.

Updated: April 15, 2013, - 10:48 PM

Minnesota is home to four prestigious Truman Scholars

Four Minnesota college students are set to change the world. Or at least the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation thinks...

Updated: April 13, 2013, - 07:40 PM

On campus beat: St. Kate students learn physics through music

The physics class started Monday morning with the stuff you might expect. Jolene Johnson, an assistant professor at St. Catherine...

Updated: April 10, 2013, - 10:22 PM

Minnesota bill: Amnesty for drinking, seeking help

Supporters of a bill say students would be more likely to call for medical help if they didn’t risk penalties...

Updated: April 08, 2013, - 09:10 PM

University of Minnesota’s top legal officer joins Johns Hopkins

The University of Minnesota’s longtime general counsel Mark Rotenberg is leaving for Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., officials said...

Updated: April 08, 2013, - 09:00 PM

April 5: U of M proposes to take over Fairview

Such a move would be a pre-emptive strike against a proposed Fairview merger with Sanford Health.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 06:21 AM

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