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LUKENS NAMES PENN STATE PRESIDENT THOMAS TO BOARD

 LUKENS NAMES PENN STATE PRESIDENT THOMAS TO BOARD
 COATESVILLE, Pa., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Lukens Inc. (NYSE: LUC)


board of directors have named Joab L. Thomas, president of The Pennsylvania State University, as a director. Thomas fills the unexpired term of W.R. Wilson, who resigned from the board in April.
 Thomas becomes eligible for election in 1993.
 Thomas was named president of The Pennsylvania State University in September 1990. He was president of the University of Alabama from 1981 to 1988 and chancellor of North Carolina State University from 1976 to 1981. He holds A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in biology from Harvard University, where he was a teaching fellow from 1955 to 1959, and cytotaxonomist at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum from 1959 to 1961. He later worked his way through the academic ranks of assistant professor, associate professor, and professor of biology at the University of Alabama. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Thomas' fields of research interest include vascular plant systematic and cytogenetics, higher education, and the role of higher education in economic development.
 Thomas co-chairs the Committee of Presidents of the Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities, serves on the boards for the Pennsylvania Economic Development Partnership, Blount, Inc., and the State College Chamber of Commerce. He is a former director of the International Service for National Agricultural Research, the Hague, Holland, and was named Tuscaloosa Citizen of the Year in 1987. He and his wife, Marly, have four children and reside in State College, Pa.
 Lukens Inc. is a multi-industry, Fortune 500 company whose subsidiaries supply carbon, alloy and clad plate steel; stainless sheet, strip and continuous mill products; pipe coating and cathodic corrosion protection services; reflective and industrial glass beads and highway safety products; industrial screening, heavy materials-handling equipment and transportation services.
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 /CONTACT: W. Evelyn Walker of Lukens, 215-383-2504/
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