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

Augsburg celebrates a record gift of $10 million

“Transformative gift” came from an anonymous donor.

Updated: April 01, 2013, - 10:17 PM

On Campus beat: Big names help hype U’s online course

First, Mark Bittman, a food writer for the New York Times, plugged the course on Twitter. Author Michael Pollan was...

Updated: March 28, 2013, - 10:24 AM

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

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