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

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

Faculty union: 'No confidence' vote on MCTC leader

Faculty members say they don't trust President Phil Davis to make necessary changes, but he has the support of MnSCU chancellor.

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 09:11 PM

On campus beat: Distinct brands for two U campuses

Two University of Minnesota campuses are strutting new slogans.

Updated: December 19, 2012, - 07:23 PM

'Malaise' besets medical school at U, panel says

A long-awaited report confident "negative trajectory'' can be reversed.

Updated: December 17, 2012, - 08:49 PM

University of Minnesota holds on to its research ranking

But hot competition for shrinking federal funds will be a tough welcome for the new VP of research, Brian Herman, next year.

Updated: December 14, 2012, - 08:14 PM

U student leaders worry low- and middle-income families priced out

The share of undergraduates on the Twin Cities campus from families with incomes less than $110,000 has shrunk since 2001. Meanwhile, the proportion from families making more than $110,000 a year has grown.

Updated: December 14, 2012, - 05:44 AM

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