Meliorist Fee Referendum

2016 Meliorist Constitution Referendum


Whereas; The Meliorist Publishing Society, which is the University's student campus magazine, is amending their outdated constitution that dates back to 1987, in order to establish a new Board of Directors and continue operating, under new leadership,

Whereas; This is NOT a request for a fee increase,

“Do you approve of amending the constitution of The Meliorist Publishing Society as proposed in the attached link?”


YES votes: 949 votes - 86.59%
NO votes: 147 votes - 13.41%

Voter turnout: 13.33% (1096 of 8223 voters)


2013 Meliorist Fee Referendum

Held March 2013

In conjunction with the ULSU General Elections, the Meliorist Publishing Society is having a referendum to increase their fee.

Referendum Question

"Do you support an increase of two (2) dollars to be applied to the levy fee collected during the fall/spring semesters on behalf of the Meliorist Publishing Society, taking the fee amount per student to $7 per semester?"



The referendum was not approved by the student body:

NO Votes: 654 (51.42%)
Yes Votes: 618 (48.58%)