Chicago Cubs -- Named Connie Kowal director of minor-league business operations.
Florida Marlins -- Named Rene Lachemann manager and signed him to a three-year contract. Named Marcel Lachemann pitching coach.
Drew -- Named Jack Kelly men's assistant basketball coach.
Marquette -- Extended the contract of men's basketball coach Kevin O'Neill, through the 1996-97 season.
Southern Connecticut State -- Named Darryl Rogers director of athletics, effective Oct. 30.
7+ Detroit Lions -- Signed C Chuck Thomas.