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.

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College of Visual Arts faces questions as president abruptly quits

College of Visual Arts alumni, staff protest the decision to close.

Updated: January 24, 2013, - 11:22 PM

On campus beat: Cheaper plan for U golf course advances

Big plans to upgrade the University of Minnesota's golf course have been scaled back. The historic Les Bolstad Golf Course can be spiffed up for under $7.5 million, a new report says.

Updated: January 23, 2013, - 07:46 PM

On campus beat: MnSCU teams up to save money

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is getting more systematic.

Updated: January 17, 2013, - 07:12 PM

St. Paul's College of Visual Arts will close at end of June after 89 years

Falling enrollment, rising costs since recession hurt St. Paul school.

Updated: January 16, 2013, - 09:18 PM

Kaler denies U spends too much on staff but admits work to be done

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler denied contentions that administrative costs at the flagship institution have spiraled out of control, but also vowed to rein in spending.

Updated: January 16, 2013, - 09:01 AM

Legislators want U report on administrative costs

After critical coverage, DFL seeks analysis of U staffing levels.

Updated: January 10, 2013, - 10:45 PM

On campus beat: Travelers Companies tries to close gap to college

Mai Yang Vue thought she was applying for "just another scholarship."

Updated: January 09, 2013, - 05:54 PM

U of M professors in double-dip case quit

A long investigation of their dual roles at U, Georgia Tech comes to a close.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 11:05 PM

TCF Bank's closing of Iranian students' accounts is questioned

About a dozen University of Minnesota students have received letters from the Wayzata-based company, which cites investigations into transactions that might have violated federal sanctions.

Updated: January 08, 2013, - 06:31 AM

U tuition bargain gets review

Nonresidents get a break; some ask if it's fair to in-state students and taxpayers.

Updated: December 30, 2012, - 08:39 PM

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