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 DEARBORN, Mich., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE: CMS) today announced the election of University of Michigan President Dr. James J. Duderstadt to the board of directors of the corporation and its principal subsidiary, Consumers Power Company. His election brings the number of CMS directors to 13.
 Dr. Duderstadt was named the 11th president of the University of Michigan in 1988. He had been provost and vice president for academic affairs of the university since 1986.
 A native of Missouri, Dr. Duderstadt received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Yale University in 1964, and a master's degree in engineering science in 1965 and a Ph.D. in engineering science and physics in 1967, both from the California Institute of Technology. He served as a U.S. Atomic Energy Commission post-doctoral fellow at Caltech from 1967 to 1969.
 He joined the University of Michigan in 1969 as an assistant professor of nuclear engineering, was named an associate professor in 1972 and professor in 1976. In 1981, Dr. Duderstadt was named dean of the university's College of Engineering.
 He has published eight textbooks on a variety of engineering subjects and more than 60 technical publications in scholarly journals. For the past six years, Dr. Duderstadt has served as a presidential appointee to the National Science Board, the nation's primary body for science policy. He has served as chairman of the board since 1991.
 Dr. Duderstadt also serves as a director of the Unisys Corporation, the Industrial Technology Institute and the University of Michigan Hospitals.
 Dr. Duderstadt and his wife, Anne, have two daughters: Susan, a pediatric resident at Northwestern University hospitals, and Katharine, a University of Michigan graduate student.
 CMS Energy Corporation is a $3.3 billion (sales) diversified energy company with businesses engaged in electric and natural gas utility operations; independent power production; interstate storage, transmission and marketing of natural gas; oil and gas exploration and production, and utility services. CMS Energy Corporation's principal subsidiary is Consumers Power Company, Michigan's largest utility and the nation's fourth-largest gas and electric utility
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 /CONTACT: Michael J. Brogan of CMS Energy, 313-436-9253/

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