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

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

Report: Graduates of for-profits have more debt

Average for-profit grad debt load is $45,100, says new report.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 09:14 PM

U's Kaler picks his No. 2: alum Karen Hanson

The Board of Regents must approve the choice for provost -- the top academic position at the university.

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 12:22 PM

Kaler opts for tuition relief

The U president's priorities for $25 million also include faculty hires and some savings for a rainy day.

Updated: May 02, 2013, - 12:21 PM

Campus beat: Inver Hills Community College gardeners anxious for second season

Little lettuce heads, pumpkins and peas are sprouting in the corners of Inver Hills Community College classrooms.“They’re all over this...

Updated: May 01, 2013, - 07:07 PM

U students move lessons out of classroom, into co-op

Students will soon decide whether one of this year’s businesses, Santé yogurt spread, survives past the semester.

Updated: April 26, 2013, - 09:32 PM

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

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