Claudine SchWeber is currently the Chair of the Doctor of Management Program at the University of Maryland University College. Prior to this appointment, she was Associate Provost for Distance Education & Lifelong Learning at UMUC. She has been involved in online education since the late l990s, teaching,writing and designing online courses. Her DE unit has developed faculty training, best practices research, a center for intellectual property and a center for accessibility. Her most recent publication in the e-learning field, asks "Is there a Tipping Point for Online Learning?" an area which she is now expanding.She has worked in the USA and abroad, and recently held a Fulbright to Israel focusing on e-learning. Dr. SchWeber also teaches with the International School of Management in Paris. Her academic specialities are conflict management, change, communication and leadership, general management. Dr. SchWeber earned her Ph.D. from SUNY/ University at Buffalo.