University of Minnesota President Kaler proposed that the university manage Fairview Health Services in a January letter released on Thursday, news sources reported.
"We propose a new combination of our organizations in which the university acquires control of, and commits to enhance the historic mission of, Fairview in our state," said Kaler in his letter Pioneer Press reported.
Fairview Health Services is Minneapolis based institution that collaborates with the University of Minnesota as a teaching hospital since 1997, Pioneer Press reported.
Fairview has also been in pursuit by Sanford Health, MN Daily reported.
Attorney General Lori Swanson has scheduled a hearing Sunday at the Capitol discussing the merger between Fairview and Sanford, Pioneer Press reported.
Currently Fairview has a networth of $1.2 billion, MN Daily reported.