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.
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