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This site has been developed as a resource for WKU faculty and staff and will provide a central location for project materials and updates related to the Compensation Study.  We invite you to explore the site to gain a better understanding of the project and its goals and encourage you to check back often, as we continue to add content.


 Compensation Timeline.  Updates below.


January 2021- Planning and re-engagement on path forward

November 2020- Project paused per Leadership guidance until January 2021

September 2020- Planning and re-engagement of WKU Leadership on path forward due to COVID-19

March 2020- University-wide Compensation Review Project paused due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

January 2020- Supervisors begin validation review of staff job functions that have been market matched; faculty market assessment data continues to be reviewed.  Faculty and Staff Compensation Committee meetings scheduled for February.

November 2019- Review of staff JAQs completed, market assessments continue for faculty; begins for staff, Compensation Committees updated on project status

October 2019- Job content review continues

September 2019- Reviewed feedback from Compensation Advisory Committess on draft compensation philosophy, comparator groups and compensation pulse survey.

June 2019- Job content review began

April 2019- Faculty and staff focus groups met to review project expectations

March 27, 2019- Campus-wide communication requested the completion of the Essential Functions Worksheet and Job Analysis Questionnaire

March 18, 2019- WKU project team hosted introductory meeting with HR Liaisons

March 2019- WKU project team and Sibson Consulting project team met to develop timeline and key goals for the project

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 Last Modified 1/21/21