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: Rise slows in sticker prices for colleges

College prices are still rising in Minnesota -- but at slower rate.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 06:43 PM

Class of 2011 sets debt record

Minnesota college students are among nation's most indebted.

Updated: October 18, 2012, - 11:13 PM

We Can Ride group no longer can ride at U

An equine nonprofit and the University of Minnesota part ways over costs and academic issues.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 11:24 PM

St. Thomas tops its $500 million goal, despite the recession

Minnesota's largest private school raised $515.1 million during its "Opening Doors" campaign -- including $142.5 million for financial aid.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 10:43 PM

On campus beat: Dickens, line by line, all night long

On the Carleton College campus, over the din of laughter and clinking dishes, rose the words of Charles Dickens.

Updated: October 17, 2012, - 06:02 PM

Oct. 13: Tuition freeze in the works at U

Regents ask the Legislature for more state money in exchange for putting a lid on tuition. In total, the U is asking lawmakers for $91.6 million more, an 8.4 percent bump over the current biennium.

Updated: October 13, 2012, - 06:49 AM

Sept. 14: U says it will freeze tuition if state OKs more funding

Regents will vote next month on 2-year, $1.18 billion request.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 10:50 AM

U seeks lessons from Penn State sex abuse scandal

Kaler told Board of Regents that no dramatic changes are foreseen, but that campus must remain vigilant.

Updated: October 12, 2012, - 07:12 AM

What's in a name: The U redefines job categories

System is meant to thin ranks of "administrators" and better describe what staff members do.

Updated: October 11, 2012, - 11:48 PM

On campus beat: Tracking the debate in a blink of an eye

Eric Ostermeier doesn't just watch a presidential debate. He deconstructs it.

Updated: October 10, 2012, - 08:39 PM

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