Performance Development Project
WKU Human Resources is currently revitalizing our Performance Development process and systems. This website will be used to communicate updates and project information. 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.
Due to COVID-19, delays may occur in this timeline. For the most up-to-date information, review the Updates section at the bottom of this page.
January 2021- Re-engagement of Design Team and Advisory Committee on path forward due
November 2020- Project paused per Leadership guidance until January 2021
September 2020- Re-engagement of Design Team and Advisory Committee on path forward due to COVID-19
March 2020- Performance Development Project paused due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
January 2020- Data and feedback from the Pilot Program is being reviewed. An RFI has been submitted to seek information on technology platforms that can support the new process.
December 2019- PD Pilot Program closes.
September 2019- PD Pilot Program begins!
August 2019- Kick Off meetings begin for PD Pilot Program units!
July 1, 2019- WKU Project team begins work on program content and PD Pilot Program
June 12, 2019- WKU project team holds half day retreat to begin developing Purpose Statement and Guiding Principles for new PDP.
June 11, 2019- WKU project team (now including Design Team) hosts Non-Supervisor Input Sessions to determine what employees would like to see in a new PDP.
May 2019- Performance Development (PD) Design Team, Advisory Committee, and Pilot Groups are identified for the project.
May 1 & 2, 2019- WKU project team (now including Sibson Consulting) hosts Supervisor Input Sessions to determine what supervisors would like to see in a new Performance Development program (PDP).
March 2019- WKU project team and Sibson Consulting project team meet to develop timeline and key goals for the project