Roy Long

Polaris Service Manager
Office Phone
204 E. Calder Way
Suite 208
State College, PA 16801

Roy is the service manager for the Digital Learning Cooperative and the Polaris project, the public facing web platform in use by all Penn State Commonwealth campuses, the Navy Yard, and Office of the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses. His career delivering technology spans more than twenty years, with service to K12 as well as higher education and the energy industry.


Roy’s research focused on navigating large-scale change initiatives for government, universities and corporations, and he has led successful campaigns for the University of California, UC Irvine Medical Center, Montgomery University, the State of Connecticut, and the National Institute of Health.


Roy is a 2019 graduate of Leadership Centre County, and he received his bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and master’s degree in organizational development and change from Penn State.


Associate's Degree - Information Science & Technology - Penn State

Bachelor's Degree, Organizational Leadership (minor, Labor Studies & Employee Relations) - Penn State

Master's Degree, Organization Development & Change - Penn State