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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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

Improved U grad rates still miss goals

Official cites progress but tells regents there's work to do.

Updated: December 13, 2012, - 07:36 PM

Free online classes put colleges to a new test

Proponents say Minnesota colleges can't ignore trend; critics say such classes are unproven.

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 03:10 PM

Carleton, St. Olaf partner to fight rising costs

Friendly college rivals look for ways to share resources in and out of classrooms.

Updated: December 06, 2012, - 09:38 PM

On the higher-ed beat: For these colleges, online is still new

Colleges known for face-to-face instruction are dipping a toe online.

Updated: December 05, 2012, - 07:22 PM

Homecoming has its fans in St. Cloud

Students vote for university to bring back tradition ended in 2011. St. Cloud State students lobby for return of traditional weekend.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 09:41 PM

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