Some say the move will hurt the recruitment of students to the College of Human Medicine. Others say expansion would disrupt the synergy between school departments.
MSU President Peter McPherson says he always learns something new at these public forums. McPherson says when the Board of Trustees vote on May 7 on the possible move, it will only be a decision in principal.
MSU must still work out the financial aspects of the deal with Spectrum Health Systems in Grand Rapids. The CEO of Spectrum says the hospital is still months away from agreeing to MSU's plan.