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

In quiz bowl scandal, Harvard's loss is the University of Minnesota's win

Two quiz bowl trophies awarded to Harvard University will soon be emblazoned with new nameplates: “University of Minnesota.”Harvard was stripped...

Updated: March 22, 2013, - 08:58 PM

Campus beat: Apartments could close Sally's Saloon near University of Minnesota for a year

Another fancy apartment complex near the University of Minnesota campus?That’s hardly news.Except that this one could close a Stadium Village...

Updated: March 20, 2013, - 07:30 PM

U is making progress, but ‘we will do more,’ Kaler pledges

Kaler rejected as “nonsense” some “bold ideas” proposed to fix higher education, such as a suggestion in Florida to charge English majors more in tuition than engineers.

Updated: March 14, 2013, - 11:40 AM

Higher-ed beat: Local law schools make U.S. News list

Things are looking up for the state’s law schools — at least when it comes to their rankings.Last year at...

Updated: March 13, 2013, - 07:27 PM

March 12: Kaler presents new report on administration

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is at the Capitol this week with “the report everyone’s been waiting for,” as...

Updated: March 12, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Kaler: Analysis shows some areas to improve staffing costs at U

The U's report to legislators says a new analysis of the administration finds some areas that need attention, including some supervisors with few employees.

Updated: March 08, 2013, - 11:32 PM

Two win re-election to U’s Board of Regents

And 2 new regents were chosen to serve the 6-year, unpaid terms.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 11:25 PM

On campus beat: Minnesota college students confess their sins on Facebook

Class crushes, sex exploits and stories of getting “super hammered Saturday.” College students have a new, anonymous forum for revealing...

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 06:01 PM

On campus beat: 4 are up for seats on U of M's Board of Regents

On CampusJenna RossLawmakers asked tough questions of the two incumbents but, in the end, nominated them for another six-year term...

Updated: February 27, 2013, - 06:50 PM

Alumni-led group tries to keep College of Visual Arts in St. Paul from closing

Ben Levitz first heard the news on the radio: His alma mater, the little College of Visual Arts in St....

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 09:57 PM

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